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Sackler Family Values — First The Book, Now A Documentary

“Put simply, this book will make your blood boil.” That is the assessment of John Carreyrou in his New York Times review of “Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty” written by award-winning author Patrick Radden Keefe. The Sacklers are the Rhode Island family that owns Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin. Some …

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AG Inquiry — Did Hospital Board Members Cut In Line

Because when we think of “hospital volunteers” we immediately picture the Board of Directors courageously sitting around a table voting on things. It now looks as if these brave Covid warriors have been cutting to the head of the vaccination line. According to the ProJo, Attorney General Peter Neronha has sent letters to the CEOs …

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Sackler Means Death

I want to make sure something horrible turns up whenever future Sacklers google their family name. Ditto for the institutions that have plastered that name on buildings and wings, people who might actually care about their reputations. Now comes this development: Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charges for Opioid Sales (NYT 10.20.20). The Justice …

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