Monthly Archives: September 2017

SECOND OPINION | Blacked-out information reveals secret world of drug prices

Hello and happy Saturday! Here’s this week’s roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news. If you haven’t subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here. When Canada’s drug price watchdog ordered Alexion Pharmaceuticals to lower the Canadian price of one of the most expensive drugs in the world, it was a major decision with important…

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'Progress remains disappointing': Cami union on talks with GM

The union representing striking workers at Cami Automotive in Ingersoll, Ont., says it’s disappointed after a high-level meeting in Detroit with General Motors failed to break the deadlock. The 2,800 workers walked off the job almost two weeks ago in the town. Already, businesses in Ingersoll and auto suppliers in southwestern Ontario are feeling the…

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Automate This! Yuval Harari on how the coming A.I. revolution could leave most of humanity behind

Friday September 29, 2017 more stories from this episode Welcome to the fourth and final instalment of ‘Automate This!,’ a Day 6 series about the future of work in an artificially intelligent world. The “useless class.” That’s how Yuval Harari describes the unlucky masses who could find themselves out of work as a result of the…

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