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Pharma exec won't commit to selling life-saving drug in U.S. for lower price offered in Canada - CBS News

Pharma exec won't commit to selling life-saving drug in U.S. for lower price offered in Canada - CBS News | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Bristol Myers Squibb CEO Chris Boerner would not commit to selling Eliquis in the U.S. for the same, cheaper price it's offered at in Canada when asked to do so by Sen. Bernie Sanders in a congressional hearing.

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March 29, 2023 9:13 PM
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California Passes Law to Fine Oil Companies Over Price Gouging - EcoWatch.com

California Passes Law to Fine Oil Companies Over Price Gouging - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

California passed a law prohibiting oil companies from price gouging at the gas pump, and established an independent CEC watchdog division.

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January 13, 2023 3:49 PM
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'We're fighting back': California sues pharma giants over insulin price gouging - RawStory.com

'We're fighting back': California sues pharma giants over insulin price gouging - RawStory.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The California Justice Department on Thursday sued three large pharmaceutical companies as well as several major pharmacy benefit managers for unlawfully coordinating to drive up the cost of insulin, a lifesaving medication that patients in the United States are often forced to ration...

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October 18, 2022 9:52 PM
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US businesses propose hiding trade data used to trace abuse | Courthouse News Service

US businesses propose hiding trade data used to trace abuse | Courthouse News Service | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The proposal, if adopted, would shroud in secrecy customs data on ocean-going freight responsible for about half of the $2.7 trillion in goods entering the U.S. every year. Rail, truck and air cargo is already shielded from public disclosure under U.S. trade law.

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September 23, 2022 2:12 AM
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Big Oil Reports Huge Profits Due To Price Gouging - CrooksAndLiars.com

Big Oil Reports Huge Profits Due To Price Gouging - CrooksAndLiars.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Who says companies aren't exploiting the COVID supply chain issues?

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May 12, 2022 1:19 PM
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Here's Why Gas Is More Expensive Than Ever Despite Falling Oil Prices - BusinessInsider.com

Here's Why Gas Is More Expensive Than Ever Despite Falling Oil Prices - BusinessInsider.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Crude oil supply has rebounded, but Americans aren't feeling it at the pump. That's because refiners are charging record prices to turn oil into gas.

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November 12, 2021 11:21 PM
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California gas prices surge to $4.66 — about a penny away from an all-time record - CNN.com

California gas prices surge to $4.66 — about a penny away from an all-time record - CNN.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

California gas prices hit an average price of $4.658 a gallon Friday, about a penny short of the highest recorded average price of $4.671 for regular gasoline set in October 2012, according to AAA.

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August 3, 2023 8:03 PM
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As gas prices creep up again, Newsom appoints new oil czar to watch for price gouging - The Sacramento Bee

As gas prices creep up again, Newsom appoints new oil czar to watch for price gouging - The Sacramento Bee | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

California has appointed its first watchdog for gas price gouging. Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed Tai Milder on Wednesday to lead the state’s effort to hold gas companies accountable amid spiking fuel prices. 

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February 9, 2023 6:16 PM
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AT&T subsidiary denies overcharging schools at Seventh Circuit | Courthouse News Service

AT&T subsidiary denies overcharging schools at Seventh Circuit | Courthouse News Service | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

A whistleblower accuses Wisconsin Bell of failing for years to give schools and libraries a discount they were entitled to under a federal program.

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December 13, 2022 7:05 PM
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'Corporate greed at its worst': Top US utility giants reap $14 billion in profits as households suffer - RawStory.com

'Corporate greed at its worst': Top US utility giants reap $14 billion in profits as households suffer - RawStory.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

With colder winter weather looming, a new analysis released Tuesday shows that the nine largest energy utility companies in the U.S. raked in nearly $14 billion in combined profits during the first three quarters of this year—and dished out roughly $11 billion to their wealthy shareholders...

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October 3, 2022 9:20 PM
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Iron Mountain CEO Says He’s Been “Praying for Inflation” - The Intercept

Iron Mountain CEO Says He’s Been “Praying for Inflation” - The Intercept | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

As corporate profits reach record high, Iron Mountain executive tells Wall Street inflation is great for “the bottom line.”

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August 22, 2022 5:11 PM
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Fetterman calls for prosecution of corporate executives 'gouging consumers' - RawStory.com

Fetterman calls for prosecution of corporate executives 'gouging consumers' - RawStory.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Pennsylvania U.S. Senate candidate John Fetterman made the case Sunday for prosecuting corporate executives as part of a broader government crackdown on unlawful price gouging and other business practices that have driven up the costs of medicine, groceries, and gas—padding company bottom lines...

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March 29, 2022 6:36 PM
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Soaring crude prices make the cost of pretty much everything else go up too because we almost literally eat oil - RawStory.com

Soaring crude prices make the cost of pretty much everything else go up too because we almost literally eat oil - RawStory.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The price of oil has been spiking in recent weeks in response to concerns that the war in Ukraine will significantly reduce supply. But what happens in oil markets never stays in oil markets. 

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December 1, 2020 11:26 PM
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Companies have raised prices on 245 drugs during pandemic, advocacy group says - TheHill.com

Companies have raised prices on 245 drugs during pandemic, advocacy group says - TheHill.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Pharmaceutical companies have raised prices on 245 drugs since the first U.S. coronavirus case was reported on Jan.
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