Articles by Carol Adelman

Suboptimal Solutions

In a letter to President Bush, U.S. Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Ted Kennedy, D-Mass. urged the administration to buy generic drugs for treating AIDS patients around the world, on the false assumption that doing so would mean the... Read More

When Cheap Is Costly

In combating the global AIDS epidemic, the high price of drugs has often been blamed for the staggering number of victims in developing nations. Activists urge the US to buy "cheap, generic" drugs for its overseas assistance programs. In... Read More

Cheap Tricks

Decisions made by the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the U.S. government on how to treat AIDS in the Third World will soon have life-or-death consequences for the forty-two million people infected with the virus worldwide. The scientific and industrial... Read More

Aid and Comfort

At the upcoming World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg next week, the U.S. will again be pilloried for being stingy on foreign aid. U.S. government aid as a percentage of GNP does indeed rank last. Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands,... Read More

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