Two new articles dive into the ways in which the pharmaceutical industry has gamed the market forces behind U.S. drug prices, and how sweetheart deals between doctors and financing firms are gouging the economically vulnerable.
A look at the day's political happenings, including how Paul Ryan's budget hurts the poor and Geraldo Rivera's latest controversy.
Are you poor? Female? A student? A veteran? Planning on growing old? Zach Woods of "The Office"? Well, congratulations! If Mitt Romney is elected president, then you're definitely going to get screwed by his running mate Paul Ryan! Click below to find out how. There's a number of ways Paul Ryan's agenda will screw over different groups.
Chris Hedges stopped by NPR on Thursday to discuss his new book, "Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt," with "Talk of the Nation" host Neal Conan. Click below to listen to the interview. Chris Hedges discussed his new book, "Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt," with "Talk of the Nation" host Neal Conan on NPR.