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Drugs, Jail, and Monopoly: Business An HIV treatment cost taxpavers millions. The government patented it But a pharma giant is making billions Antiretroviral pills Truvada sit on a tray at Jack's Drug Store on Nov. 23, 2010, in San Anselmo, Calif. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) By Christopher Rowland March 26 at 7:26 PM Thomas Folks spent vears in his U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lab developing a treatment to block deadly HI co AIDS V in monkeys. Then San Francis researcher Robert Grant, using $50 million in federal grants, proved the treatment worked in people who engaged in risky sex Their work-almost fully funded by U.S toxic-spill: socialistexan: whyyoustabbedme: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/pharma-giant-profits-from-hiv-treatment-funded-by-taxpayers-and-patented-by-the-government 1. Taxpayer-funded research discovers new use for HIV drug; 2. Company w/ monopoly on drug says gov cant patent it; 3. Company makes $3B on drug/year; 4. Taxpayers get no return on investment, ~80% who need treatment dont get it Our capitalist aristocratic elites commit mass murder and treason against the people, and make billions, some black guy gets caught with a joint and goes to jail for years… “American justice” sure is a joke This is incredibly common with pharmaceuticals in the US. Drugs are researched with public funds, patented by the government, but then they are given directly to a private corporation for billions (if not trillions) in profit for that corporation. 210 drugs from 2010 to 2016 benefited from this process. Kill capitalism before it kills humanity.
Drugs, Jail, and Monopoly: Business
 An HIV treatment cost
 taxpavers millions. The
 government patented it
 But a pharma giant is
 making billions
 Antiretroviral pills Truvada sit on a tray at Jack's Drug
 Store on Nov. 23, 2010, in San Anselmo, Calif. (Justin
 Sullivan/Getty Images)
 By Christopher Rowland
 March 26 at 7:26 PM
 Thomas Folks spent vears in his U.S
 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 lab developing a treatment to block deadly
 HI co AIDS
 V in monkeys. Then San Francis
 researcher Robert Grant, using $50 million
 in federal grants, proved the treatment
 worked in people who engaged in risky sex
 Their work-almost fully funded by U.S
toxic-spill:
socialistexan:

whyyoustabbedme:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/pharma-giant-profits-from-hiv-treatment-funded-by-taxpayers-and-patented-by-the-government
1. Taxpayer-funded research discovers new use for HIV drug; 
2. Company w/ monopoly on drug says gov cant patent it; 
3. Company makes $3B on drug/year; 
4. Taxpayers get no return on investment, ~80% who need treatment dont get it



Our capitalist aristocratic elites commit mass murder and treason 
against the people, and make billions, some black guy gets caught with a
 joint and goes to jail for years… “American justice” sure is 
a joke 


This is incredibly common with pharmaceuticals in the US. Drugs are researched with public funds, patented by the government, but then they are given directly to a private corporation for billions (if not trillions) in profit for that corporation. 
210 drugs from 2010 to 2016 benefited from this process. 

Kill capitalism before it kills humanity.

toxic-spill: socialistexan: whyyoustabbedme: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/pharma-giant-profits-from-hiv-treatment-funde...

Animals, Apparently, and Ass: tumblintuck Follow 1r PETA you guys remember when PETA stole people pets off their porches and you guys remember how it came out that PETA kills about 90% of the animals it takes in, including healthy and adoptable puppies and kittens, stating We could become a no-kill shelter immediately. It means we wouldn't do as much work"? you guys remember when PETA advocated killing all pit bulls for the crime of being pit bulls? you guys remember when PETA handed out these comics to children when there you guys remember when they made a porn site and then filled it with videos of animal abuse, and (also in that link) claimed cats should be vegetarian? you guys remember when PETA lied about sheep shearing, got caught, and defended the lie as true even after they admitted the sheep in their picture wasn't even real? you guys remember when they tried to excuse their horrifying ways by claiming that the person who exposed them was manipulating the facts by taking them and putting them in the wrong context? Because I remember. I remember everything And I'm gonna make sure everyone else test Why would they kill pit bulls they're sweeties Because PETA does not care about animals. they do not care that these dogs live and breathe and feel and want love like every other dog. they do not care about the history of human/dog bonding and co-evolution, they do not care that dogs and human beings have relied on each other for millennia, they do not care that its cruel and morally repugnant to put down an animal just because you can, they do not care about animals. PETA cares about money and publicity, its a corporation run by a psychopath who is afraid of pitts as it states in the ink: she was apparently bit by one, and now she hates them. PETA doesn't give a rats ass about animals. They just want to kill and make money off of idiots who fall of their spiel. testi Some celebs support them i-n-m-h ah c'mon, dear-tumb1r, I think you're being a bit harsh. I mean, okay, PETA'S done some questionable things, but it's not like they've also -spread false information about milk causing autism based on outdated -used holocaust imagery to compare the meat industry to concentration camps -used a young man's brutal death as a way to say "yeah that's awful but it happens to animals every day and nobody cares about that" (tw: no pictures but the way the guy died is described and it is really horrible) -dressed up in KKK robes and protested outside of the Westminister Dog Show to protest breeding/pure bred dogs (tw: racism) -offered to pay the water bill for literally the poorest neighborhood in Detroit if and only if they all went vegan for a month (tw: self-righteous shitheads) -and they definitely didn't have two of their workers accept perfectly healthy animals from an animal hospital, with the implication that they would give them good homes, clarify that these animals were all healthy and well-tempered, and then euthanized them all in the back of a kill-van before dumping their dead bodies behind a grocery store (tw PICTURES OF DEAD ANIMALS, animal death) -and they totally didn't get off pretty much scot-free for it because PETA has oads of money and lawyers to defend themselves, which coincidentally might be why the Cerate family hasn't seen justice for their kidnapped and murdered dog, Maya. (tw: animal death) Nah. PETA's not that bad. /the heaviest of all my fucking sarcasm, I am salty as a fucking winter road, lord do l fucking hate PETA) Did you think i was fucking joking, PETA? I will make sure everyone fucking remembers what you've done. 1r Bringing it back, because it's charity season and people need to know NOT to give charity to these fuckers. Source 12,250 notesD Friendly reminder about PETA
Animals, Apparently, and Ass: tumblintuck Follow
 1r
 PETA
 you guys remember when PETA stole
 people pets off their porches and
 you guys remember how it came out that
 PETA kills about 90% of the animals it
 takes in, including healthy and adoptable
 puppies and kittens, stating We could
 become a no-kill shelter immediately. It
 means we wouldn't do as much work"?
 you guys remember when PETA
 advocated killing all pit bulls for the crime
 of being pit bulls?
 you guys remember when PETA handed
 out these comics to children when there
 you guys remember when they made a
 porn site and then filled it with videos of
 animal abuse, and (also in that link)
 claimed cats should be vegetarian?
 you guys remember when PETA lied
 about sheep shearing, got caught, and
 defended the lie as true even after they
 admitted the sheep in their picture
 wasn't even real?
 you guys remember when they tried to
 excuse their horrifying ways by claiming
 that the person who exposed them was
 manipulating the facts by taking them
 and putting them in the wrong context?
 Because I remember. I remember
 everything
 And I'm gonna make sure everyone else
 test
 Why would they kill pit bulls they're
 sweeties
 Because PETA does not care about
 animals. they do not care that these dogs
 live and breathe and feel and want love
 like every other dog. they do not care
 about the history of human/dog bonding
 and co-evolution, they do not care that
 dogs and human beings have relied on
 each other for millennia, they do not care
 that its cruel and morally repugnant to
 put down an animal just because you
 can, they do not care about animals.
 PETA cares about money and publicity,
 its a corporation run by a psychopath
 who is afraid of pitts as it states in the
 ink: she was apparently bit by one, and
 now she hates them.
 PETA doesn't give a rats ass about
 animals. They just want to kill and make
 money off of idiots who fall of their spiel.
 testi
 Some celebs support them
 i-n-m-h
 ah c'mon, dear-tumb1r, I think you're
 being a bit harsh. I mean, okay, PETA'S
 done some questionable things, but it's
 not like they've also
 -spread false information about milk
 causing autism based on outdated
 -used holocaust imagery to compare the
 meat industry to concentration camps
 -used a young man's brutal death as a
 way to say "yeah that's awful but it
 happens to animals every day and
 nobody cares about that" (tw: no
 pictures but the way the guy died is
 described and it is really horrible)
 -dressed up in KKK robes and protested
 outside of the Westminister Dog Show to
 protest breeding/pure bred dogs (tw:
 racism)
 -offered to pay the water bill for literally
 the poorest neighborhood in Detroit if
 and only if they all went vegan for a
 month (tw: self-righteous shitheads)
 -and they definitely didn't have two of
 their workers accept perfectly healthy
 animals from an animal hospital, with the
 implication that they would give them
 good homes, clarify that these animals
 were all healthy and well-tempered, and
 then euthanized them all in the back of a
 kill-van before dumping their dead
 bodies behind a grocery store (tw
 PICTURES OF DEAD ANIMALS, animal
 death)
 -and they totally didn't get off pretty
 much scot-free for it because PETA has
 oads of money and lawyers to defend
 themselves, which coincidentally might
 be why the Cerate family hasn't seen
 justice for their kidnapped and murdered
 dog, Maya. (tw: animal death)
 Nah. PETA's not that bad.
 /the heaviest of all my fucking sarcasm, I
 am salty as a fucking winter road, lord do
 l fucking hate PETA)
 Did you think i was fucking joking, PETA?
 I will make sure everyone fucking
 remembers what you've done.
 1r
 Bringing it back, because it's charity
 season and people need to know NOT to
 give charity to these fuckers.
 Source
 12,250 notesD
Friendly reminder about PETA

Friendly reminder about PETA

Donald Trump, Fuck You, and Irish: Deborah Irish Cornaire 2Conversation Starter 6 hrs Here is George Clooney's response after Trump accused him of being a "Hollywood elite." "Here's the thing: I grew up in Kentucky. I sold insurance door-to-door. I sold ladies' shoes. I worked at an all-night liquor store. I would buy suits that were too big and too long and cut the bottom of the pants off to make ties so l'd have a tie to go on job interviews. I grew up understanding what it was like to not have health insurance for eight years. So this idea that I'm somehow the "Hollywood elite" and this guy who takes a shit in a gold toilet is somehow the man of the people is laughable. People in Hollywood, for the most part, are people from the Midwest who moved to Hollywood to have a career. So this idea of "coastal elites" living in a bubble is ridiculous. Who lives in a bigger bubble? He lives in a gold tower and has twelve people in his company. He doesn't run a corporation of hundreds of thousands of people he employs and takes care of. He ran a company of twelve people! When you direct a film you have seven different unions all wanting different things, you have to find consensus with all of them, and you have to get them moving in the same direction. He's never had to do any of that kind of stuff. I just look at it and I laugh when I see him say "Hollywood elite." Hollywood elite? I don't have a star on Hollywood Boulevard, Donald Trump has a star on Hollywood Boulevard! Fuck you!" - George Clooney actor, philanthropist, humanitarian & activist macgregorsiolalpin: Most so-called Hollywood Elites didn’t have their daddy’s giving them millions of dollars every year.
Donald Trump, Fuck You, and Irish: Deborah Irish Cornaire
 2Conversation Starter 6 hrs
 Here is George Clooney's response after Trump accused him of being a
 "Hollywood elite."
 "Here's the thing: I grew up in Kentucky. I sold insurance door-to-door. I
 sold ladies' shoes. I worked at an all-night liquor store. I would buy suits
 that were too big and too long and cut the bottom of the pants off to
 make ties so l'd have a tie to go on job interviews. I grew up
 understanding what it was like to not have health insurance for eight
 years.
 So this idea that I'm somehow the "Hollywood elite" and this guy who
 takes a shit in a gold toilet is somehow the man of the people is
 laughable.
 People in Hollywood, for the most part, are people from the Midwest who
 moved to Hollywood to have a career. So this idea of "coastal elites"
 living in a bubble is ridiculous. Who lives in a bigger bubble?
 He lives in a gold tower and has twelve people in his company. He doesn't
 run a corporation of hundreds of thousands of people he employs and
 takes care of. He ran a company of twelve people!
 When you direct a film you have seven different unions all wanting
 different things, you have to find consensus with all of them, and you
 have to get them moving in the same direction.
 He's never had to do any of that kind of stuff. I just look at it and I laugh
 when I see him say "Hollywood elite." Hollywood elite? I don't have a star
 on Hollywood Boulevard, Donald Trump has a star on Hollywood
 Boulevard! Fuck you!"
 - George Clooney
 actor, philanthropist, humanitarian & activist
macgregorsiolalpin:
Most so-called Hollywood Elites didn’t have their daddy’s giving them millions of dollars every year.

macgregorsiolalpin: Most so-called Hollywood Elites didn’t have their daddy’s giving them millions of dollars every year.

Af, Amazon, and Bilbo: orbeS Follow @Forbes Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is $3.3B richer than he was a week ago on.forbes.com/6018DcxDj 1:21 PM 11 Jun 2018 2,282 Retweets 5,023 Likes The Artist Formerly Known as Owen Follow @OwennnThomas When I worked at Amazon we had to run around the warehouse, bc if our pick rate fell below a certain number we stopped getting paid There were bottles & bins full of piss at odd points, bc you were penalised for toilet breaks A co-worker attempted suicide on-site bc of the stress Forbes @Forbes Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is $3.3B richer than he was a week ago on.forbes.com/6018DaDj 5:05 AM - 16 Jun 2018 OCO 97,491 Retweets194,744 Likes Michael @Boykiddwonder Follow I deliver for Amazon. Where there is no consistent pay. Money is taken out my check to pay for their vans insurance. No benefits. Work 60 plus hours. Once you finish you can go home but they map out your route to try and keep you late and get mad when you get done early. Forbes @Forbes Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is $3.3B richer than he was a week ago on.forbes.com/6018DoDj 4:26 PM- 16 Jun 2018 9.303 Retweets 18,144LkeseO gorps: kaldicuct: decentcunt: kaldicuct: gahdamnpunk: This mf can seriously go choke Gonna go over this again. Protest the working conditions, not what the boss makes. Getting paid more does nothing for the working conditions where it’s so stressful someone attempts suicide. Or do you really think that kind of work suddenly gets better because bigger paycheck? Also, I just want to point out, a lot of this is illegal as fuck. If these claims are true and not just butthurt little kids because “wha whaaa whaaa! I want more money!” Then they should file a report and get that shit handled. Posting on social media isn’t going to do shit. You’re only half right, and clearly not abreast of the issue, m8. While you’re correct that the working conditions are shit and illegal af (my m8 worked there in their Kent WA facility) and the way they purposefully stretch your hours and call you 30 mins before they want you there for random shifts that they will fire you if you don’t take. The piss bottle thing is legit. If he didn’t run across the warehouse and sort quickly enough he got screamed at and told he had to do manual unpaid overtime or he was shitcanned, and they would blacklist him for any other company he would apply to. Any time he got a phone call from work while off shift he would end up in tears due to stress. Reporting the conditions didn’t help. The other problem is they are being paid the absolute lowest wage that is legal to pay them, and of those 60 hr weeks? Obit 40 hrs of it gets paid. Rest is mandatory unpaid ot. Jeff Bezos makes billions. Please tell me why he can’t afford to pay his workers fair wages and to fix working conditions? Why he refuses Seattles $15 minimum and the yearly taxes? I know it’s bc he can get away with it currently, but that’s why ppl are upset. That’s why they’re bringing up his wage. Bc this issue is a 2 parter m8. Just sayin. That’s the thing. All of this people can legit sue for. I’m taking you at face value here. I’m coming at this like you are telling me the gospel truth. Reports need to be filed. Lawsuits filed. Because this shit is ILLEGAL. But people would rather bitch on social media. Get me? Galaxy brain tumblr user: Why don’t the completely broke, ununionized factory workers just sue Amazon, the multi billion dollar multinational corporation?
Af, Amazon, and Bilbo: orbeS
 Follow
 @Forbes
 Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is $3.3B richer
 than he was a week ago
 on.forbes.com/6018DcxDj
 1:21 PM 11 Jun 2018
 2,282 Retweets 5,023 Likes

 The Artist Formerly Known as Owen
 Follow
 @OwennnThomas
 When I worked at Amazon we had to run
 around the warehouse, bc if our pick rate
 fell below a certain number we stopped
 getting paid
 There were bottles & bins full of piss at
 odd points, bc you were penalised for
 toilet breaks
 A co-worker attempted suicide on-site
 bc of the stress
 Forbes @Forbes
 Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is $3.3B richer than he was a
 week ago
 on.forbes.com/6018DaDj
 5:05 AM - 16 Jun 2018
 OCO
 97,491 Retweets194,744 Likes

 Michael
 @Boykiddwonder
 Follow
 I deliver for Amazon. Where there is no
 consistent pay. Money is taken out my
 check to pay for their vans insurance. No
 benefits. Work 60 plus hours. Once you
 finish you can go home but they map
 out your route to try and keep you late
 and get mad when you get done early.
 Forbes @Forbes
 Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is $3.3B richer than he was a
 week ago
 on.forbes.com/6018DoDj
 4:26 PM- 16 Jun 2018
 9.303 Retweets 18,144LkeseO
gorps:

kaldicuct:


decentcunt:


kaldicuct:


gahdamnpunk:
This mf can seriously go choke
Gonna go over this again.
Protest the working conditions, not what the boss makes.
Getting paid more does nothing for the working conditions where it’s so stressful someone attempts suicide. Or do you really think that kind of work suddenly gets better because bigger paycheck?
Also, I just want to point out, a lot of this is illegal as fuck. If these claims are true and not just butthurt little kids because “wha whaaa whaaa! I want more money!” Then they should file a report and get that shit handled. Posting on social media isn’t going to do shit.


You’re only half right, and clearly not abreast of the issue, m8.
While you’re correct that the working conditions are shit and illegal af (my m8 worked there in their Kent WA facility) and the way they purposefully stretch your hours and call you 30 mins before they want you there for random shifts that they will fire you if you don’t take. The piss bottle thing is legit. If he didn’t run across the warehouse and sort quickly enough he got screamed at and told he had to do manual unpaid overtime or he was shitcanned, and they would blacklist him for any other company he would apply to. 
Any time he got a phone call from work while off shift he would end up in tears due to stress. 
Reporting the conditions didn’t help. 
The other problem is they are being paid the absolute lowest wage that is legal to pay them, and of those 60 hr weeks? Obit 40 hrs of it gets paid. Rest is mandatory unpaid ot.
Jeff Bezos makes billions. Please tell me why he can’t afford to pay his workers fair wages and to fix working conditions? Why he refuses Seattles $15 minimum and the yearly taxes? I know it’s bc he can get away with it currently, but that’s why ppl are upset. That’s why they’re bringing up his wage. Bc this issue is a 2 parter m8. Just sayin.


That’s the thing. All of this people can legit sue for. I’m taking you at face value here. I’m coming at this like you are telling me the gospel truth. Reports need to be filed. Lawsuits filed. Because this shit is ILLEGAL. But people would rather bitch on social media. 
Get me?


Galaxy brain tumblr user: Why don’t the completely broke, ununionized factory workers just sue Amazon, the multi billion dollar multinational corporation?

gorps: kaldicuct: decentcunt: kaldicuct: gahdamnpunk: This mf can seriously go choke Gonna go over this again. Protest the working co...