Johnson & Johnson covered up the fact that its baby powder contained cancer-causing carcinogens.
The company was a main driver of the opiod addiction epidemic, and now its lawyers are successfully fighting legal culpability.
And Johnson & Johnson produces one of the three leading US covid vaccines.
I’m vaccinated. I’m boosted. I support vaccine mandates. But Johnson & Johnson’s behavior is why otherwise sensible people become anti-vaxxers.
We don’t need to restore people’s trust in public institutions. We need to make public institutions trustworthy.