The big three publishing houses — Elsevier, Springer and Wiley — own most of the world’s more than 20,000 academic journals. Your taxes paid for the scientific studies that they own.
You paid these educational institutions and student’s bills to produce them. You pay for universities to peer review them.
But then you are not allowed to see these studies or read the studies that the public paid for. Students are not even allowed to show families anything related to these studies.
These studies are priced out of reach at a $30 to $4,000 cost each. To make these studies happen at taxpayer expense, they costs billions a year.
There are 3 peer review studies produced every minute, 1.6 million a year. It takes 1,000’s of days, 1000’s of man hours, unimaginable amounts in just equipment, heat, space, wages, and expendables to produce these studies. Do you know anyone that can afford to pay to just read 1 million studies once, at $30 each?
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