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Supreme Court ruling supports generic drug makers

WASHINGTON — The US Supreme Court ruled that generic drug makers can challenge big-name pharmaceutical firms in court to stop them from broadening the scope of their patent descriptions. The measure overturns a 2010 appeals court ruling and confirms an earlier decision by a federal judge that ordered the US…

Bill Moyers: How ordinary people can fight ‘Citizens United’

In this clip, commentator Bill Moyers answers a question frequently posed to him by viewers — “How can ordinary people fight ‘Citizens United’?” The controversial Supreme Court ruling enshrines the notion of “corporate personhood” into law, giving companies many of the same rights and protections as U.S. citizens, allowing businesses…