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Sanders and Cummings probe greedy drug makers

WASHINGTON — As a part of their investigation into recent drug price increases, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt), and Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) sent a letter to Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., requesting information about the escalating prices the company has been charging for two drugs it…

Labor Day 2028

In 1928, famed British economist John Maynard Keynes predicted that technology would advance so far in a hundred years – by 2028 – that it will replace all work, and no one will need to worry about making money. “For the…

Company that sued soldiers closes its stores

by Paul Kiel | ProPublica USA Discounters filed for bankruptcy protection this week, after closing its last store. The company cited lower sales, “regulatory investigations and adverse media reports” in its bankruptcy filing as reasons for its collapse. For the first time…