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Wendell Potter

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Author of the forthcoming book Nation on the Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy and What We Can Do about It; former senior fellow on healthcare at the Center for Media and Democracy; former head of corporate communications for CIGNA, the country's fourth-largest insurer

Wendell Potter on KCRW

Earlier this year, when pharma exec Martin Shkreli bought the rights to an old drug and then raised its price 5000%, Americans named him the most hated man in the country.

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Earlier this year, when pharma exec Martin Shkreli bought the rights to an old drug and then raised its price 5000%, Americans named him the most hated man in the country.

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Last night, ABC News televised a so-called “ town hall ” from the Obama White House.  Today on Capitol Hill,  committees were meeting  both in public and behind closed doors while…

Healthcare Reform: Competition and the 'Public Option'

Last night, ABC News televised a so-called “ town hall ” from the Obama White House.  Today on Capitol Hill, committees were meeting both in public and behind closed doors while…

from Which Way, L.A.?

Last night, ABC News televised a so-called " town hall " from the Obama White House.  Today on Capitol Hill,  committees were meeting  both in public and behind closed doors while…

Healthcare Reform: Competition and the 'Public Option'

Last night, ABC News televised a so-called " town hall " from the Obama White House.  Today on Capitol Hill, committees were meeting both in public and behind closed doors while…

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