- Mar 2015
Oklahoma Oil Billionaire Demanded University Fire Scientists Studying Dangers of Fracking | AlternetA billionaire oil tycoon, who is a major donor to the University of Oklahoma, approached a dean at the school demanding that the university fire scientists who were studying the link between fracking and the increase of earthquakes in the oil-rich state.
That's why it is important to separate the state and the capital. America is relying on business too much, I believe. We all know free market system suits our needs the best but the market is not able to control itself and tends to penetrate the state for extra profits.
When sensitive scientific knowledge, key to the lives and well-being of thousands American citizens, is endangered by moneybag's greed, we must protect equality by all means.