A photo showing a case of bottled water priced at $42.96 quickly went viral.
Seriously. I am getting so old (or the news is getting so bad) that the mere act of reading the newspaper causes me to hear my blood pressure. Literally. The other day I was reading about EpiPen and it sounded like the Quicksilver Big Wave Invitational in my head.
Our nation pays - by far - the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs. As a result of these prices, nearly one in five Americans cannot afford to fill their prescriptions. At what point do we say our tax system, our publicly funded research and our patent system are not serving the public interest?
How do these trillions of dollars of inert money accumulate? From conniving management that doesn't know how -- or want -- to deploy it to increase the value of the company and its stakeholders.
Shareholder-value ideology provides a cover for destructive behavior that tends to heighten inequality in our society.
While the Republican National Committee is attempting to keep the address of tonight's Trump fundraiser in New York top secret, reliable sources suggest it will take place somewhere in Dante's Fourth Circle of Hell.