Are politicians stealing our academic freedom? Is their fetish with open access publishing leading to a "pay to say" system for the rich?
Will the trendy goal of making publicly financed research freely available skew the world of scholarship even more in the direction of the natural sciences?
I don’t think so. But it took me a while to get there. (...) - by Curt Rice, Blog "Thourghts on university leadership", March 27, 2013