opioid epidemic

At Height Of Opioid Crisis, Pharma Lobbyists Worked Congress To Keep It Going (Video)

At Height Of Opioid Crisis, Pharma Lobbyists Worked Congress To Keep It Going (Video)

In her book This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate, Naomi Klein argues that countries like the United States will never have effective climate policies as long as there are legislators profiting from fossil fuel companies’ deep pockets. The same can be argued about the so-called war on drugs at a time when opioids are wiping […]

GOP Senator Says We Can Blame The Opioid Epidemic On–Wait For It–Obamacare!

GOP Senator Says We Can Blame The Opioid Epidemic On–Wait For It–Obamacare!

When in doubt, you can always count on a Republican blaming any problem–from terrorism to crime–on President Obama. Lose your job because you were constantly late to work? Gotta be Obama’s fault. Have a bad breakup with your significant other? That damn Obama did it! And now we have a GOP member of the United […]

Open Letter: Dear Woman Next To Me In CPR Class Tonight

Open Letter: Dear Woman Next To Me In CPR Class Tonight

Dear Woman Next to Me in CPR Class Tonight, You told me you’d happily save the life of the child you nanny. But you’d refuse to save the life of a drug addict. You have some misconceptions. The three friends I have had who died from opiate overdoses in the last two years were white […]