5 ways America is violated by corporate greed

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We already pay dearly for energy, medicine, banking, and telecommunications services. But a little research reveals that we’re paying more — much more — in a variety of ways that our business-friendly mainstream media won’t talk about.1. Drug Companies: The Body SnatchersA report by Battelle Memorial Institute determined that the $4 billion government-funded Human Genome Project (HGP) will generate economic activity of about $140 for every dollar spent. Although that estimate is controversial, drug industry executives say it’s just a matter of time before the profits roll in.Continue Reading…

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