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The Sackler family became some of the world's richest billionaires through the actions of the family business, Purdue Pharma, which committed a string of felonies as it conspired to addict the world to its killer opioid, Oxycontin.

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The company's bribery of doctors, scientific frauds, and corruption of its regulators allowed it to kickstart the opioid epidemic, which has so far claimed 200,000 US lives, more than were lost in Vietnam.

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And yet, until very recently, the Sackler family was primarily known for its art philanthropy, firehosing its money and name over some of the world's most prominent art institutions,

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1/ “Even if a new president proposes sweeping reforms, Congress would block or severely #weaken them. In #foreignpolicy, however, a new president could reshape the world with a few strokes of the pen. @StephenKinzer
@stephenkinzer 2/ “A president could bring the U.S. back into the Iran nuclear deal; lift sanctions on Venezuela; offer to begin peace talks with Russia & China; pull American troops out of the ME; stop promoting the overthrow of foreign governments @StephenKinzer
@stephenkinzer 3/ 3 candidates are fully wedded to the paradigm of #conflict & #confrontation that shapes American #foreignpolicy: #JoeBiden, #AmyKlobuchar, & #PeteButtigieg.
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🚨THREAD: More leaked audio clips from the 2015 Aspen Institute event that #MikeBloomberg wants to hide so badly that he blocked the video’s release.

@BenjaminPDixon posted the stop and frisk clip below and was attacked. Listen to it and the clips below to discover #HiddenMike.
#MikeBloomberg labels an entire religion and a block of countries as “the whole crazy Islamic world.” #HiddenMike
#MikeBloomberg sees “nothing wrong with” conservative billionaire David Koch influencing elections with his fortune, calling it “what democracy is all about” and “the democratic process.” Bloomberg says he is “annoyed” by the criticism. #HiddenMike
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