An eviscerating look at the Purdue Pharma’s push to sell Oxycontin, including astonishing footage apparently from a Purdue meeting to energize sales representatives.
But, more importantly, it describes the current settlement in detail and the over-the-top liability shield the Sackler family — and hundreds of their associates and friends — will receive if the agreement is approved.
The piece suggests that the apparent “good news” of the global settlement may, in fact, be a way for the Sackler family to retain their wealth while protecting them from future litigation.
Oliver’s show also purchased the domain for and built a website at JudgeForYourselves.com which provides links to his shows on the opioid crisis and will, if the settlement is confirmed, include a link to the 30 million documents which are to be made public as part of the settlement. This site counters the Sackler-funded PR site JudgeForYourselves.info.
The outcome of the cases and/or settlement could be important to communities and individuals who were affected