Dec 9, 2019

Beers, bigotry and a boycott that’s working

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The Dems' drug bill for cheaper prescriptions is up for a House vote. Banks and hedge funds are messing with the repo market. A Michigan brewery faces a boycott over racial discrimination.

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House to vote on Speaker Pelosi's prescription drug bill this week

Dec 9, 2019
The plan would empower the Department of Health and Human Services to negotiate lower prices.
"The cost of actually manufacturing most of these drugs is very small, so [pharmaceutical companies are] making a huge profit on each drug that they sell," says Gerard Anderson, a professor in the department of health policy and management Johns Hopkins University.
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Michigan brewery faces boycotts after racial discrimination settlement

Dec 9, 2019
Can Founders Brewing repair its reputation with some bars and beer drinkers around Michigan?
Popular beers from around Michigan available on tap at Henry’s Place in Okemos, Michigan. One brewery you won't find here? Founders.
Karel Vega

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