Hard look at the academic-industrial complex behind merger approvals. Will Trump stick to his guns on $T-$TWX?
These Professors Make More Than a Thousand Bucks an Hour Peddling Mega-Mergers
The economists are leveraging their academic prestige with secret reports justifying corporate concentration. Their predictions are often wrong and consumers pay the price.
by Jesse Eisinger and Justin Elliott, ProPublica
November 16, 2016
https://www.propublica.org/article/thes ... ga-mergers
MinM » Fri Jul 03, 2009 9:42 am wrote:Fat Lady Singing wrote:The suggestion that there's something intelligence-related behind the near-demise of Antioch is interesting. An old friend of mine who I haven't seen in a few years is very highly placed in Antioch's administration. I have to think that my friend would gladly have exposed and fought anything like that. But who knows? Perhaps my friend was coerced in some way to keep silent. I sure hope not...
Business as usual?
My guess would be that no coercion would have been necessary. This synergy between between Institutes of Higher Learning and the Military-Industrial Complex seems to be the standard operating procedure.
Kowtowing to Dow
A few years ago I read a piece by the author of this piece -- Brian McKenna: Dow Chemical Buys Silence in Michigan -- which was called 'Kowtowing to Dow'. In it he lays out the sort of compromises colleges make everyday to secure funding.
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