Weekend reads: How to kill zombie citations; wanted: 6,000 new journals; does peer review matter anymore?

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Weekend reads: Scientists citing themselves; gender and clinical trials; jail after plagiarism

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The Economist Conducts Obviously Slanted Immigration Poll, Gets Owned – YouTube

They included a pro-open border hashtag and answered their own question in the first post, but most people apparently feel mass migration is a bad thing: http://archive.is/LGM7Z Support my work via donation: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Styxhexenhammer666 Makersupport: https://www.makersupport.com/Styxhexenhammer666 My literary works: Blogger: http://tarlwarwickbooks.blogspot.com/ Wordpress: https://tarlwarwick.wordpress.com/ My other…

Weekend reads: Ghostwritten thesis apps; discriminatory authorship rules; group up to 14 retractions

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US: Money Bail and Profile Based Risk Assessment

(Washington, DC) – Human Rights Watch today issued two question and answer documents addressing key issues of pretrial incarceration in the US criminal justice system. The first document describes how the prevailing money bail system works, the harm it causes, and possible alternatives. The second…

BREAKING: ANDREW MCCABE INDICTED AFTER COMEY INTERVIEW WITH DOJ PROSECUTORS

Prosecutors question Comey for probe into McCabe http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/01/31/mccabe-learned-about-clinton-emails-on-weiner-laptop-month-before-fbi-alerted-congress-report-says.html Trump fires back at McCabe’s secret memo, says Comey firing not about Russia http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/05/31/trump-fires-back-at-mccabes-secret-memo-says-comey-firing-not-about-russia.html F.B.I. Official Wrote Secret Memo Fearing Trump Got a Cover Story for Comey Firing SUPPORT H. A. SECOND AMENDMENT https://www.patreon.com/user?u=11398129 SUPPORT H. A….

Weekend reads: Science is “show me,” not “trust me;” pressure to publish survey data; what peer review misses

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SocGen: “Investors Are Increasingly Worried About Losing Money On Bonds And Equities At The Same Time”

When we commented yesterday on the question du jour, namely at what yield on the 10Y Treasury will stocks get hammered, especially with both the dollar and oil surging, we referenced a recent piece by Goldman’s Ian Wright according to which the answer whether equities…