On the day America pauses to celebrate its independence from Great Britain I find myself wondering if there is another struggle for independence underway for many Americans. It may be a silent struggle but nevertheless restricts freedoms and enslaves its victims. For the 49 million Americans living in poverty this is not a hypothetical struggle … More What is Independence in America?
I’ve never been to New Zealand but if I were to visit one thing would make me feel at home. I’d be exposed to television ads promoting prescription drugs. Among the developed countries only the United States and New Zealand allow direct to consumer advertising (DTCA) of prescription drugs. Could the massive amount of money … More Advertising drugs on the air waves? Yes, but only in the United States and New Zealand.