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Villains and Heroes: Academic Thuggery

Most people trust that medical and scientific journals are reliable sources of knowledge. In the age of fake news and junk science nothing could be further from the truth. Most medical and scientific journals are owned by large publishing corporations and there is growing evidence that those corporations serve the private interests of their client corporations rather than the medical and scientific community. In other words, the corruption of science and the corruption of the journals are parts of the same phenomena. Science counts for very little when there is big money at stake.

The full story here
https://davidhealy.org/villains-and-heroes-academic-thuggery/