TheESP – Ep. #145 – Elsevier monopoly?

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András and Pontus join ranks to talk about Massimo Polidoro, Elsevier vs. open access and a film that drives Polish disapproval of the Catholic Church. Plus why people don’t trust science and other news and tidbits from across Europe and the world.

Segments:
Intro; Greetings; Pontus Pokes the Pope; News; Really Right; Farewell and Quote; Outro; Out-takes

Events Calendar: http://theesp.eu/events_in_europe

New Scientists in US Congress: https://nordic.businessinsider.com/2018-midterms-8-new-scientists-elected-to-house-senate-2018-11

Show Notes:
00:00:27 Greetings

00:06:44 Pontus Pokes the Pope

New film causes huge Catholic backlash in Poland.

00:09:50 Skeptical News

ITALY: Updates about Massimo Polidoro’s latest deeds

SWEDEN: Less crimes, but people feel less safe

HUNGARY: Social Media Manipulation

SWEDEN: Macchiarini aftermath: New study to look into science fraud

EUROPE: Elsevier accused of anti-competitive practices

GERMANY: Das Goldenes Brett nominations now open

00:29:41 Really Right: Bahnhof defies Elsevier

00:32:25 Farewell

00:34:21 Outro

00:35:36 Out-takes