Monopolized prescription drugs and the Irish government: Healthcare’s hidden crisis

FT, Corcaigh When I was growing up in Ireland in the 2000s, the trolley crisis permeated national discourse at multiple levels. The media was saturated with horror stories of patients consigned to languish in crowded hallways in wretched conditions. Consultants were paid extortionate fees for dubious contribution. A two tier system created odious waiting lists … Read more

A New Revolutionary Medicine

FT, Corcaigh Private profit-driven healthcare has been a longstanding pillar of the neo-liberal philosophy. Wherever the public health is universally guaranteed, it seeks to fundamentally undermine and alter the principles and motives by which it operates – the final goal being the continued spread of the ubiquitous creed that greed is good and the axiom … Read more