Why does a person who is University of North Carolina research chief need plagiarism? And why should journals ban Russian scientists. If Putin doesn’t care about them, we aren’t hurting him.
Steve Fuller in Times Higher: Academics are the last “feudal lords”
Fuller: Many if not most academics fancy themselves as “anti-capitalist”, but that may be because they are the last feudal lords. They alone take the metaphors “domain of knowledge” and “field of research” literally, which ultimately explains the fixation on plagiarism.