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Academic Journals and Corporate Interests: Reed Elsevier and ALEC

Academic Journals and Corporate Interests: Reed Elsevier and ALEC | PSC CUNY.

What do prestigious scientific journals like Cell and The Lancet have to do with union-busting, cutting corporate taxes, or denial of global warming?

The publishing company that owns these journals, Reed Elsevier, has supported all of these goals through its contributions to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

[UPDATE: On April 12, Reed Elsevier announced that it had resigned from ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council. It joined a growing list of corporations that are quitting ALEC in response to increased public scrutiny.]

(via Rammanohar Reddy)