“The prospect of domination of the nation’s scholars by Federal employment, project allocation, and the power of money is ever present and is gravely to be regarded.
Yet in holding scientific discovery in respect, as we should, we must also be alert to the equal and opposite danger that public policy could itself become the captive of a scientific-technological elite.”
Not only is there the obvious military industrial complex, but we also have witnessed the growth of the climate change industrial complex on a global scale. Both behave exactly like parasitic organisms and their host is the American middle class taxpayer providing endless streams of fertilizing funding. The New Green Deal will institutionalize that parasitic behavior in America.
See more in the land down under.