Nick Dearden has been an economic justice campaigner for over 20 years. His attention was focused on the pharmaceutical industry just as the Covid-19 pandemic swept the globe. But as the world started to sing the praises of ‘Big Pharma’, Nick saw an unprecedented PR coup. Giant corporations capitalised on the crisis, tightening their stranglehold over the health of the poor. Nick sat down with Aaron to discuss how pharmaceutical companies have essentially become hedge funds, the redacted contracts between our government and Pfizer, and the scramble to patent magic mushrooms.