Richard Eskow, host of The Zero Hour, talks about the habit our government has of spending the peoples money to develop new scientific breakthroughs and then giving that discover to private industry to profit off of and even deny access to the very people who the product was developed for.

Richard Eskow is host and managing editor of The Zero Hour, a weekly radio program produced by We Act Radio. He was the senior writer and editor for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. Richard has written for a number of print and online publications, was a founding contributor to the Huffington Post, and is a longtime activist. He is also a Senior Fellow with the Campaign for America’s Future.