NYTimes: Price-Fixing Inquiry Moves From BMW to Daimler and Volkswagen

Price-Fixing Inquiry Moves From BMW to Daimler and Volkswagen https://nyti.ms/2h3kaZw

It’s still not clear that the EC applies the rules as effectively with big countries, like Germany , and their key industries like automobiles. So far sanctions on Germany’s automakers have been strongest in the US. Why isn’t the EU going after the German automakers effectively? 

Opinion – No mistaking the importance of addressing the nation’s opioid epidemic | TheHill

This amazing article in the Hill blames America’s opioid crisis on foreign shippers. It argues that for too long shippers from outside the U.S. have been excessively negligent in permitting hazardous and addictive substances entering the country.

Source: No mistaking the importance of addressing the nation’s opioid epidemic | TheHill

Let’s face it, America’s taste for opioids started when doctors regularly overprescribed opioids and the big pharma companies have made millions of Dollars presumably knowing about the addictiveness of opioids.

Surely, there’s a need for a flat levy or tax on on pharmaceutical sales of opioids?

Thoughts?