How ‘Dopesick’ explores the systems that allowed Purdue Pharma to drive the opioid crisis

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New York Daily News

The Sackler name was once ubiquitous in the halls of the greatest cultural institutions: the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian, the Guggenheim, the Louvre. “I knew their name because of the museum wings, the charitable donations,” Peter Sarsgaard told the Daily News. “I sort of feel like this mythology around charitable giving and their name, when this came up, I was like, ‘wait, but they’re that family with the philanthropy.’” Today, the plaques and the donations feel intentional; focus on the generosity and you won’t notice the thousands of people dying from an opioid addiction tha…

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