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Buying Immortality

I’ve come to realize that philanthropy, at least for the feral elite, is more about public relations and ultimately buying immortality than about doing good for other people. That’s certainly my takeaway from reading Empire of Pain–The Secret History of … Continue reading

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A Great Crime

“Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.”  I’m reading The Empire Of Pain, the new book that chronicles the Sackler dynasty, an extended family who marketed and sold OxyContin, the opioid that has ravaged the United States. And yes, … Continue reading

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