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Price controls would kill medical innovation

By Sandip Shah Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar recently proposed sweeping reforms to Medicare. He hopes the changes will reduce the price of many cancer drugs and other advanced therapies.   The proposal may accomplish that goal — but at great costs to patients’ health. The overhaul would stifle innovation and smother the cures of tomorrow. …

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Jorge Ramos: A Day of Silence

You’re in Bali, Indonesia, and everything just stops. Everything. The airport is closed. The streets are empty. You can’t go outside. Nor can you watch TV, or listen to the radio, or use your cellphone. The lights are off and you can’t use any electronic devices. Anyone who dares to break these rules and leave the house is taken back …

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The Green Dream

By Jorge Ramos 2019 may well turn out be one of the hottest years on record. Unfortunately, the coming years could be even worse. The Earth is heating up; that’s undeniable. The only question is: Are we going to take the necessary steps to prevent an environmental disaster? There is still time — even if only a little — to …

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The Interview You May Never See

By Jorge Ramos “If the devil offered me an interview, I’d go to hell.” — Julio Scherer García, Mexican editor and journalist I interviewed Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in Caracas recently. Unfortunately, it’s quite possible that nobody will ever see the footage. Just 17 minutes into our conversation at the Miraflores presidential palace, Maduro stood up and called the interview …

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AMLO’s First Days

By Jorge Ramos Andrés Manuel López Obrador, Mexico’s new president, has gotten off to a fast start. This is a dramatic change from past administrations, but it’s no surprise, given that AMLO, as he is known, has been waiting for over 12 years for this moment. Now that he’s in power, López Obrador hasn’t hesitated to shake things up. One …

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‘Roma’ Wasn’t Built in a Day

By Jorge Ramos Time, or rather a lack of it, had always been the problem. The director Alfonso Cuarón wanted to make another film with Emmanuel Lubeski, the celebrated cinematographer and a close friend of his, known as “El Chivo,” but they wanted to do it at their own pace. “If I had to pinpoint the greatest constraint we have …

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Jorge Ramos: The Hardest Year of Their Lives

PARKLAND, Fla. — On Feb. 14, 2018, Joaquin Oliver, 17, brought flowers to school for his girlfriend. His father had driven him to buy them the night before, and in the morning, Joaquin awoke, made sure to shower (it was Valentine’s Day, as he pointed out to his parents), then grabbed his backpack, the flowers and a card. His father …

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Jorge Ramos Column: Hypocrisy, Documented

It should come as no surprise that millions of undocumented immigrants work in the United States. But not only that — until recently, some of them worked at two, perhaps more, of President Donald Trump’s properties. About a dozen undocumented immigrants worked at Trump’s golf clubs in Bedminster, New Jersey, and in Westchester County, New York, according to reporting by …

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The Myth of the Perfect Wall

No matter how much you might want to seal the border between Mexico and the United States, it’s simply not possible. You might temporarily stop, delay, complicate or hinder the flow of immigrants and drugs from south to north, but nothing will ever stop it entirely. Though it may upset some politicians who’ve spent years making false promises, this is …

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Is Trump a Racist?

By Jorge Ramos Do you think President Donald Trump is a racist? Even if you think it’s an awkward question to ask, we should all think about our answer, especially Republicans and those who voted for Trump. If your answer is yes, you’re morally bound to do something about it. I pose the question not because of something Trump has …

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