We ask discuss recent psych findings that might suggest why there’s a pressure to go partisan when doing public scholarship.
Stanford University’s Provost recently threatened to cut Stanford University Press, describing the Press as a “second rate press.”
An interview with Michelle Silver (University of Toronto), author of Retirement and Its Discontents (Columbia).
We discuss political fissures in conservatism, and political puritanism.
We discuss an online hoax and panic, and the diffusion of social panic and conspiracies.
The University of California’s hard negotiations with the publisher Elsevier.