Are We Clear Now?

If there was ever a moment when it became clear funders were never serious, that moment is now

If there’s anything to be gained by comprehending the recklessness and disrespect represented by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s new OA policy and its rough concurrence with a similarly radical and unhinged approach from cOAlition S (not to mention the go-nowhere “Plan U,” with a web site that hasn’t been updated in more than five years), it’s a sense of clarity that there are people acting out in our midst who: