OBSERVATION: A Mathematics Paper Two Math Journals Were Mau-Maued into Suppressing – Volokh Conspiracy : Reason.com

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

A Mathematics Paper Two Math Journals Were Mau-Maued into SuppressingAcademic discourse is increasingly under threat from activist professors.David E. Bernstein|Sep. 8, 2018 3:32 pmAccording to Professor Ted Hill, Amie Wilkinson, a senior professor of mathematics at the University of Chicago, launched a successful campaign to get one mathematics journal that had accepted his paper withdraw its acceptance, and a second journal to “unpublish” the paper after publishing it online, apparently because discussing even mathematical models of hypothetical sex differences is forbidden if someone might interpret the discussion as conflicting with feminist orthodoxy. The saga is recounted in the linked story.

Source: A Mathematics Paper Two Math Journals Were Mau-Maued into Suppressing – Volokh Conspiracy : Reason.com

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Unfortunately, this is the state of the nation.

Like Tom Woods’ 3×5 card of allowable opinion.

So, I’ll add my tiny squeak to the “barbara streisand effect” to defeat the self-appointed censors of the ilLiberal Left.

Argh!

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