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Mathematical paper rejected because an author is Iranian (gowers.wordpress.com)
3 points by ColinWright 4 months ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 2 comments

I've explicitly and deliberately changed the title specifically because the original is provocative, and less informative.

I find it horrific and psychotic that Iranian citizens must bear the random and illogical attacks of the USA against their basic lives. We aren't talking about banking or visas anymore, but merely publishing a paper.

As for what can be done about this? If actual political change can't be achieved in the US, then the world must change all of its systems to avoid hegemonic rage.

Sadly, though this is technically possible [1], it seems that one does not gain reputation by using non-traditional publishing venues.

[1] just self-host a txt file somewhere or etc

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