As national shortages of COVID vaccines have dominated the news cycle, we have yet to question the dominant narrative that blindly accepts the claims of BIG PHARMA and those medical pros who are in their employ. CEPR Lead Economist Dean Baker DOES not accept the generic excuses. Baker explains, along with others, that the shortages could have been reduced, (if not prevented outright), if the US had abandoned the automatic issuance of patent monopolies to pharmaceutical corporations who manufacture the vaccine. That's our lead story.
Secondly, I want to offer my feelings on the passing of radio shock-jock Rush Limbaugh, and the propagandistic statements made by Republican office holders. It's time to challenge GOP legislators on their sorry historic revisionism.
Finally, a few previews of whats to come in future programming in my weekly Justice Report. The Sorry State of Vaccine DIstribution in Missouri and the Media Blackout. While Florida Governor Ron Desantis has been outed in the media; fellow Trump acolyte Mike Parsons has escaped media scrutiny. Why?