Category Archives: Crony Capitalism

Elsevier Lobbies To Hold Back Academic Research | Think Progress

Here’s how the academic publishing industry works: Academics do research (frequently supported by public funds) and submit that research to journals, often paying “$600-$2,000 to either the publisher or the academic society that owns the journal” for the privilege of … Continue reading

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How corporations are crippling U.S. prosperity | SmartPlanet

A dearth of competition in major U.S. industries and a government with policy making that has been severely corrupted by moneyed interests have led to depressed wages and stifled innovation, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist says in a new book. In essence, … Continue reading

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