Putting the "Public" Back into "Publication"
Let’s talk about the academic publishing industry. Or, as I like to refer to it, knowledge hoarders! I’m an academic. It is my job to publish research in reputable journals to contribute to knowledge, knowledge that tells us important things like causes of cancer, whether climate change is real and human driven, whether particular foods are more or less associated with diabetes and obesity, and, this is true, that Pacific herring farts, unlike human farts, are essential in