By pricing the delivery of generic life-saving drugs like naloxone in the thousands of dollars, pharmaceutical companies are in effect acting like "death panels."
Catalans poured into the streets of Barcelona Saturday following the Spanish prime minister's announcement that he would move to take control of their region.
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Andrew Smith is the author of "Totally Wired: on the Trail of the Great Dotcom Swindle" and"Moondust: In Search of the Men Who Fell to Earth." You can follow him at @wiresmith.