Do you think maybe these three stories are connected at a fundamental level?
The living dead (a.k.a. corporations), especially the largest ones, are thriving ... and killing the living in the process.
Epistemology is defined as the theory of knowledge, especially with regard to its methods, validity, and scope. Epistemology is the investigation of what distinguishes justified belief from opinion.
Our "knowledge" comes mainly from a MSM owned by billionaires, who consider We The People to be mainly useless eaters. You can find some of their names here:
The rich devour the earth's resources for their own benefit and then blame us for despoiling the planet.
Do you really think they give a damn that we're killing ourselves with the drugs they sell to us? And do you really think their MSM will ever connect our suffering to their greed and lack of compassion? I don't.