Doctors then would have to comply which can end up being more harmful to the patient. Another argument is that pharmaceuticals make little profit because new drugs cost so much to develop. Derek Lowe, a chemist, states that "Expenses [are] doing nothing but rising, and the success rate for drug discovery [is] going in the other direction" (para 5). By his quote, Lowe means that the development of a drug outweighs the cost of the drug, resulting in little profit. However, this case is on drugs that failed in the market.
“Medicine, Malice and Monopoly”- this is what the documentary Fire In The Blood by Dylan Mohan Gray talks about. The film was shot across four continents and focuses on the destruction and mass killing that was caused by intentional obstruction caused by Antiretroviral Drugs or the ARVs used for the treatment of HIV from reaching the common people. This monopoly of the Western Pharmaceutical companies was empowered by the patent monopolies and the government doing their bidding. This movie covers the views of the former US president Bill Clinton, intellectual property activist James Love, global health reporter Donald McNeil, HIV treatment activist Zackie Achmat, pioneering generic drugmaker Yusuf Hamied, former Pfizer executive Peter Rost and many more people. The movie is very much impactful as it exposes the reality of the Western Pharmaceutical companies of how they use the patent law to keep the profit exceptionally high at the expense of people’s lives.
In Cold Blood, by Truman Capote, is a non-fiction true crime. In Cold Blood is about two murderers, Dick and Perry, who heard a rumor about a household possessing $5,000 and they wanted the money. Little did they know there was not any money and they got caught for murder to get nothing in the end. They ended up serving jail time and sentenced to hang till death. In In Cold Blood, the story takes place in Kansas.
The political cartoon “Blood, Sweat, Tears” by Steve Breen focuses on the controversial topic of gun control in America. In order to emphasize the seriousness of taking action, Breen uses an emotional approach. He appeals to pathos to explain how these deaths have emotionally affected Americans throughout the country, and inform of how much effort the executive branch is putting in to limit the access of guns to the mentally ill. Breen utilizes a simplistic approach towards the details to gently remind his audience of the emotional impact that the gun shootings of the past few year have had on Americans. The image on the top shows a victim of such a shooting lying near a stream of his own blood; the person seems to be a young boy, symbolizing
For example, is there was only one car manufacture, the automotive industry would greatly suffer for multiple reasons. Firstly, if a person wanted to buy a new car, there would only be one option to buy from. The car company could pick any price arbitrarily because there would be no competing car companies. The car company could also sell low quality cars. It would not make a difference because there would be no industry standard.
Sure, the novel is packed with violence and murder. But other than that? Well, In Cold Blood is like the love child of CSI and your Philosophy 101 textbook. It forces us to wonder, who is safe? Whom can you trust?
‘Blood In The Mobile’ is a documentary filmed my Danish journalist Frank Poulsen regarding the use of conflict minerals in our mobiles by major phone manufacturing companies. Even though he focuses on Nokia in the movie it is an insight into the use of blood minerals from Congo in all phones of other manufacturing companies as well. The film focuses on whether Nokia has known about this use and still continues to do it and to find a solution to this problem in order to end modern day slavery just so that we can stare at a screen throughout the day. In the documentary Poulsen travels to various destinations including one of the mines in Congo to uncover the harsh truth behind one the most revolutionary modern day inventions and whether its consumption is being used to finance a war...
With the demand for vaccines increasing the price per vaccines wouldprobably reduce.There are, however, some arguments that are against mandating vaccines. One of themost common and talked about arguments are the risks associated with vaccineadministration. There have been multiple theories that thimerosal – an organic form ofmercury – present in some flu vaccines for children and adults. This element is said to havebeen the cause of autism. However, this theory has been proved wrong multiple times.