In our society, we often correlate legality with safety.
household products, spray pesticides, and religiously consume drugs
ritalin, adderall, oxycontin, and prozac...
We consume all of this, but,
How many know who made the drugs, and
where the corporations came from?
Who produces the chemicals we
trust on a daily basis?
These 13 corporations tend to be a blind spot in our understanding
Tens of thousands of American toddlers are being prescribed
a result of this blind spot...
Neos Therapeutics is responsible for candy flavored children's
Amphetamine, sold as
An understanding of Big Pharma is conducive to a big picture
understanding of the world and power itself:
it is an essential
puzzle piece in understanding disease, hegemony, and health.
For instance, we have Purdue.
Purdue Pharma was created in 1892 New York.
They are arguably
responsible for the epidemic of opioid addiction in the United
hydrocodone, OxyContin, fentanyl, codeine,
hydromorphone, and oxycodone...
Novartis is the world's largest pharmaceutical corporation by
revenue, headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, a 1996 merger between
Ciba-Geigy and Sandoz.
Novartis is responsible for many drugs, from Ritalin to LSD.
Novartis has a long criminal record. They are known for animal
cruelty, from drilling the heads of cats open, to experimenting on
Sandoz polluted the Rhine River in the 1986 Sandoz Chemical Spill.
Novartis owned Syngenta, one of the world's largest producers of
pesticides and GM seeds.
Recently Syngenta was sold to the Chinese
"Chem-China" is now one of the world's
largest producers of pesticides and
Novartis coerces entire countries into banning cheaper, generic
versions of their cancer drugs:
revealed Novartis' control over the Senate Finance Committee, as
Colombia was warned their 450$ million dollars in "Peace Colombia"
money would be in jeopardy if they did not crack
down on generic versions of the cancer drug "Gleevec."
Eli Lily was created in 1876 Indianapolis.
They are responsible for
Prozac, anti-psychotics, cancer causing bovine growth hormones in
cows, and cancer drugs to treat the cancer they may have given
people through IGF-1, a product of rBGH-treated cows.
Created in 1849 New York, Pfizer is responsible for,
SSRI antidepressants, Viagra, Advil, Chapstick, Robitussin, and
In 2014, Pfizer spent 2.6 million dollars paying off
The Nuremberg Trials of Nazi Germany produced three corporations on
German chemical cartel
IG Farben was split into Bayer,
BASF, and Hoechst (currently Sanofi)...
IG Farben was Hitler's largest
financial backer, and was vital to the extermination of millions in
Auschwitz, supplying the poison gas and more.
Bayer was founded in 1863 Germany.
They invented mustard gas and
pioneered chemical weapons for Germany.
This painting of chemical
warfare was commissioned for the breakfast hall of Bayer's Carl Duisberg:
he ate breakfast looking at a painting of chemical
Bayer merged into IG Farben Trust in December 1925, to become Bayer
again after the Nuremberg trials.
Today, Bayer is known for giving thousands of children AIDS through
tainted hemophiliac medicine, while internal documents prove they
knew it was contaminated.
Bayer bought Monsanto in 2016 to create the world's largest seed and
Oh, and they also made aspirin...
Sanofi, who absorbed Hoechst from IG Farben, is the world's largest
manufacturer of vaccines.
They also produce the allergy medicine
Severe psychosis in a BBC reporter following Sanofi's Yellow Fever
vaccine is just the tip of the iceberg with this corporation.
BASF was another product of IG Farben.
Unfazed by the Nuremberg
Trials, today they are the world's largest chemical corporation.
They produce raw materials for pharmaceuticals, plastics, GM seeds,
Johnson & Johnson is a household name, known for Splenda, Band-Aids,
and baby powder.
Unfortunately their famous talcum powder actually
causes ovarian cancer, and they were forced to pay 72 million
dollars to a woman who used their product religiously and got
Margaret Hamburg held the highest office at
the FDA, commissioner,
from 2009- 2015.
She ensured Johnson & Johnson's profits through
minimal regulation, to ensure the profits of her husband's hedge
fund Renaissance Technologies, owning a large stake in J&J.
Hamburg's father was president of Carnegie Corporation:
and mother served as directors of the
American Eugenics Society...