The academic publishing platform only mediates between the same group of people separated by time – squeezing them at both ends. This process can only be described as a highly lucrative scam. – Koen Hufkens – Burn the candle at both ends

It’s insane that research is so locked up. The Ivy League Cartel has plenty of money to let researchers research and not worry about publication, yet they help funnel PhD students and professors into the meat grinder that is academic publishing while giving them less job security than previous generations.