Congress Passes Bill to Limit Cost of Insulin to $35 a Month

[ad_1] The pharmaceutical industry has opposed drug price adjustments in social spending and climate legislation, but hasn’t been vocally opposed to the insulin bill. While the bill lowers costs for many individual patients who take insulin, it does nothing to lower the prices paid to companies that do. Instead, insurance companies would only pay a …

Famous Poet and Translator Richard Howard Dies At 92

[ad_1] A villa full of idols. Mr. Howard’s latest poetry collection in 2014 benefited from his own early education.Credit…Turtle Point Press In his latest collection, “A Progressive Education” (2014), Mr. Howard imagined in poetic form the letters written collectively by a class of sixth graders in Sandusky, Ohio, circa 1950. Disturbed by a science experiment …

Review: In ‘I Accept the Terms’, It’s Raining Money From Amazon

[ad_1] ‘Cause it’s a brainchild Builders Association — Written by one of its “core collaborators,” James Gibbs, and directed by its founder, Marianne Weems — genre leaks are not unexpected. Previous Builders, “alladeen” (a multimedia piece about Bangalore call centers) and “Elements of Oz” (a riff on the MGM movie musical featuring smartphone filters you …

Botanist Adriana Hoffmann, who fought for Chile’s forests, dies at 82

[ad_1] Adriana Hoffmann, a botanist who traveled through Chile deciphering vegetation and tirelessly working as a scientist, activist, writer and policy maker to protect her country’s vast forests from corporate exploitation, died at her home in the capital, Santiago, on March 20. She was 82 years old. His daughter, Leonora Calderón Hoffmann, said she had …

Biden Invokes Defense Production Act to Increase Supply of Critical Minerals

[ad_1] The US imported more than half of its supply of at least 46 minerals in 2020, and 17 of its entire supply. US Geological Survey. Most of the materials come from China, which leads the world in the manufacture of lithium-ion batteries and is known to halt exports of certain products in times of …

‘Slow Horses’ Review: Tinker Tailor Soldier Failure

[ad_1] The spectacle around Oldman isn’t entirely up to the standards set by his performance, but it’s not far off—”Slow Horses” is an immensely satisfying celebration and reference to the John le Carré novels that inspired him. A complex plot thriller that intersects with an office comedy and lightly dusts its eroded realism with non-lethal, …

The Always Unpredictable Grammy Awards Face New Surprises

[ad_1] The Academy has taken steps to address these issues, but it is not yet clear whether this will be enough to quell opposition. Last year, it eliminated its long-term use. anonymous screening committees Identifying many candidates that The Weeknd and others describe as unfair. Still, just a day before this year’s roster is announced …