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Dean Baker On Beating Inequality & COVID-19: Tackle Patent and Copyright Monopolies

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Intellectual property like pharmaceutical patents is part of the story why so many people face a long wait for COVID-19 vaccines says Dean Baker discussing the high cost of policy choices that make the rich richer at public expense.

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Intellectual property like pharmaceutical patents is part of the story why so many people face a long wait for COVID-19 vaccines says Dean Baker discussing the high cost of policy choices that make the rich richer at public expense. Dean Baker On Beating Inequality & COVID-19: Tackle Patent and Copyright Monopolies
Dean Baker
Dean Baker is a macroeconomist and codirector of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC. He previously worked as a senior economist at the Economic Policy Institute and an assistant professor at Bucknell University. He is a regular Truthout columnist and a member of Truthout's Board of Advisers.

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