DeRay McKesson's entering Baltimore's mayoral race is as much a part of the movement for Black lives as those taking to the streets in Ferguson, Baltimore and elsewhere.
For most of human history, life-saving drugs were a public good. Now they're only good for shareholders. It's time to reestablish medicines as a public good.
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David Kristjanson-Gural is associate professor of economics and senior fellow of the Social Justice College at Bucknell University. His writing appears in the LA Progressive, Commondreams.org, the Williamsport Guardian and the Daily Item. He is a member of the Spilling Ink Writers' Collective.