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Do you believe in the hologram?
Link To News Article: http://www.abc57.com/story/28925566/m…


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‘Vice’s Jason Leopold has uncovered documents showing the CIA had a role in producing up to 22 entertainment “projects,” including History Channel documentary Air America: The CIA’s Secret Airline, Bravo‘s Top Chef: Covert Cuisine, the USA Network series Covert Affairs and the BBC documentary The Secret War on Terror—along with two fictional feature films about the CIA that both came out in 2012.

The CIA’s involvement in the production of Zero Dark Thirty (effectively exchanging “insider” access for a two-hour-long torture commercial) has already been well-established, but the agency’s role in the production of Argo—which won the Best Picture Oscar for 2012—was heretofore unknown. The extent of the CIA’s involvement in the projects is still largely classified, as Leopold notes, quoting an Agency audit report:’

Read more: CIA’s Work With Filmmakers Puts All Media Workers at Risk

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© Srdjan Zivulovic
While “America’s most hated man,” Martin Shkreli, may be the poster boy for Big Pharma gypping its patients, he’s not the only one to charge ridiculous prices for prescription drugs.

According to the World Health Organization, the global drug industry generates $300 billion a year with a whopping profit margin of about 30 percent, and turnover is expected to rise to $400 billion within three years.

However, it seems that drug makers are not content with their huge spoils, as they continue to jack up prices and do all they can to dodge taxes in an attempt to ratchet their profits up even higher.


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