Daily Archives: October 26, 2016

Clinton Aide’s Memo Details Ties Between Consulting Firm and Clinton Foundation

Clinton Aide’s Memo Details Ties Between Consulting Firm and Clinton Foundation Doug Band spelled out his efforts to secure foundation donations from consulting client The overlap between Hillary Clinton’s State Department, her family’s foundation, and a consulting firm run by … Continue reading

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The Authoritarian Internet Power Grab

The Internet of Things will be worth trillions by 2025. China wants centralized control. The Wall Street Journal, Oct. 25, 2016 By Robert M. McDowell and Gordon M. Goldstein The future of the internet could be at stake at a … Continue reading

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Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin, thwarted the state’s plan by paying a middleman, known as a pharmacy benefits manager

https://www.statnews.com/pharmalot/2016/08/02/drug-price-transparency-pharmacy-benefits-manager/ Purdue Pharma pays off pharmacy benefit managers [PBMs] responsible for ensuring favorable treatment for OxyContin with rebates they a greed to make the drug available without prior authorization and with low copayments. Drug Pricing the pharmacy benefits management model … Continue reading

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Wall Street 2016: Firms Managing Pension Money Spend Millions To Support Governors, Despite Pay-To-Play Rule

At the close of an election cycle that has seen more than $1 billion spent on state and local races, one of the government’s top regulators delivered a stark warning: Law enforcement is stepping up efforts to protect public pension investments … Continue reading

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