Big pharma says high prices fund research and development, but costly drugs hit poor people hard and divert money needed to build clinics and pay nurses Over the past year, high medicine prices have made
By Zain Rizvi , Amy Kapczynski and Aaron Kesselheim Zain Rizvi is a student at Yale Law School. Amy Kapczynski is a professor at the school and co-director of Yale’s Global Health Justice Partnership.
Megalomaniacal despots are not known for their self-deprecating sense of humour. Perhaps they giggle their way through old Three Stooges videos; maybe they chuckle as hapless aides are fed to the crocodiles.
Levels of campylobacter ‘scandalous’, says Professor Tim Lang, after tests show up 1o 8 out of 10 chickens contaminated A leading food expert and adviser to successive governments has called for a boycott
Here is my theory about the less enlightened section of the national press. It is not that they necessarily hate black people or gay people or Muslims or even benefit scroungers. It is just that they a
Richard Dawkins,Evolution,Biology,Science,Harvard University,Higher education,University of Oxford,Education,UK news,US news,World news US scientist dismisses Dawkins as a ‘journalist’ in a BBC television
Such is the bollocking of President Barack Obama as the U.S. midterm elections take place Tuesday that you'd think he was the second coming of George W. Bush or Herbert Hoover. He's being called the bystander-in-chief.
Picking the bottom on any market is usually a stupidly risky business, which explains why most investors place their bets when the asset class that appeals to them is already on the way up. Getting in
After years of tinkering in the labs, Hewlett-Packard finally is making a big bet on 3D printing. Although HP is targeting a crowded market, the company’s inkjet technology — announced today — looks so
(anandoart/Shutterstock) Efforts to curb population growth have no chance of working, a new study finds. So what’s left? October 28, 2014 7:32pm (UTC) Here's a statistic that, that, no matter how you to
(AP/Alessandra Tarantino) The pontiff admits he believes in evolution and the Big Bang, says science and religion can peacefully coexist October 28, 2014 4:50pm (UTC) In an exciting declaration, Pope I
(IM_photo via Shutterstock) The U.S. is a much more complicated political patchwork than you might expect October 29, 2014 10:30am (UTC) This article originally appeared on AlterNet. Americans have countless
The most striking image from yesterday's Toronto mayoral election wasn't one of a cheering crowd at a victory rally or long lines of voters eager to cast a ballot: it was the map of the results showing
There were also back pages of local weekly newspapers like the San Francisco Metro, where I’d squint at small panel ads and take some guesses before trying the number. More often than not, I’d end up an
The west has lost the power to shape the world in its own image – as recent events, from Ukraine to Iraq, make all too clear. So why does it still preach the pernicious myth that every society must evolve
Immigration and asylum,UK news,Race issues,World news,British identity and society,Society,Ed Miliband,Politics To explain popular racism we have to stop explaining it away, and look instead at the conditions
Bishops say although Catholicism does not support same-sex marriage, it must find ways of making gay people feel included Is this the modern family according to Francis? From gay relationships to extramarital