A former prime minister of Malaysia is hopping mad at Western companies that poach top talent from his country. Mahathir Mohamad's prime target: Big Pharma, which he says steals the best researchers and doctors to develop medicines that poor countries can't afford. If drug makers want to nab the best and brightest from a poor country, Mahathir reasons, they ought to pay that country's government for it. It seems he's defining "ownership society" in an entirely new way.
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