Articles by Nick Dearden
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Big Pharma’s Finest Hour?
Nick Dearden | Human Wrongs Watch - TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Jan 2021
9 Jan 2021 – The roll-out of COVID vaccines gives much-needed hope. But without fundamental reform of the drug industry, inequality and mistrust will cost lives both nationally and globally.→ read full article
Big Pharma Is Not Willing to Help Us Defeat COVID-19
Nick Dearden | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Oct 2020
18 Oct 2020 – To efficiently deal with the pandemic and keep everyone safe, we first need to transform the pharmaceutical industry. TRIPS extended Western-style patent protections across the whole world, allowing the business to sit on patents for a minimum of 20 years, during which time they are able to dictate who can use their creations and at what price.→ read full article
Greece and Spain Helped Postwar Germany Recover. Spot the Difference
Nick Dearden – The Guardian, 1 Apr 2013
Sixty years ago today [27 Feb 2013], an agreement was reached in London to cancel half of postwar Germany’s debt. It stands in marked contrast to the suffering being inflicted on European people today in the name of debt. German debts were well below the levels seen in Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Spain today, making up around a quarter of national income. But even at this level, there was serious concern that debt payments would use up precious foreign currency earnings and endanger reconstruction.→ read full article