Trust Digest 154 (August 29, 2016)

Believing is seeing
New technologies will make society richer by cultivating trust.  
Key Words: Technology, trust  
Trust Issues: Capability, Alignment of Interests  

Mylan to Launch Cheaper Generic EpiPen Alternative  
Mylan NV on Monday said it would launch a generic alternative to EpiPen at a 50% discount after being criticized for dramatically raising the price of the lifesaving drug. The move, which analysts suspect could eat into Mylan’s EpiPen revenue, bodes well for insurers but underscores the shifting burden of health-care costs to patients. 
Key Words: EpiPen, generic alternative, health-care costs  
Trust Issues: Alignment of Interests, Benevolent Concern, Capability 

Health Insurers’ Pullback Threatens to Create Monopolies 
Analysis suggests ACA exchanges are likely to offer just one coverage option in 31% of U.S. counties.
Key Words: Affordable Care Act, single insurer  
Trust Issues: Conflict of Interest, Adjustment 

Martin Shkreli Sells Remaining Stake in KaloBios  
Martin Shkreli has sold his remaining stake in KaloBios Pharmaceuticals Inc., severing his ties with the company he once led as the small drugmaker seeks to distance itself from its former chief executive.  
Key Words: Martin Shkreli, KaloBios Pharmaceuticals  
Trust Issues: Risk Tolerance, Integrity, Adjustment 

Hacking of two state voter databases prompts FBI to call for better security  
The FBI is urging US election officials to increase computer security measures after it uncovered evidence that hackers have targeted two state election databases in recent weeks, according to a confidential advisory.  
Key Words: Hacking, state elections, computer security measures  
Trust Issues: Security, Risk Tolerance, Adjustment  

Palestine’s latest evictions are a human rights crisis- world leaders must act  
The villagers of Susiya and the Bedouin are some of the West Bank’s most vulnerable communitites. Their fate is in the hands of the UN security council. 
Key Words: Palestine, West bank, U.N.  
Trust Issues: Integrity, Risk Tolerance, Security  

The Facebook campaign funding phone credit for refugees    
In the Calais Jungle, refugees are desperate to speak to their families back home. Now, a Facebook group allows people to donate money for mobile top-ups. 
Key Words: Refugees, mobile phones  
Trust Issues: Adjustment, Capability, Benevolent Concern   

Brazil’s Suspended President Dilma Rousseff Defends Herself at Senate Impeachment Trial    
Brazil’s suspended president, Dilma Rousseff, fiercely defended herself against accusations of wrongdoing on Monday in her testimony during her Senate impeachment trial, and said her accusers are trying to turn back the social progress achieved during her and her predecessor’s terms in office. 
Key Words: Dilma Rousseff, Senate impeachment trial, Brazil  
Trust Issues: Honesty, Integrity, Power 

Brief lifting of curfew in Kashmir prompts fresh violence    
Srinagar residents hurl stones and shout slogans demanding freedom from Indian rule before curfew is reimposed. 
Key Words: Kashmir, India  
Trust Issues: Power, Conflict of Interests 

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