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ss: We are seeing the rise of the capitalist university-industrial complex. Our universities are increasingly extensions of the capitalist state. The US government and military have an ever-greater presence at research universities. The universities now serve as a brain trust for transnational corporate capital. Corporations outsource their research and development to the universities. Pharmaceutical corporations finance chemistry and biology departments to do the research that is then used to produce and market drugs. The giant technology corporations do the same for computer engineering and physics departments