What you need to know:
Javier Milei is one of the two candidates seeking the presidency of Argentina in the second electoral round. He would have copied complete fragments of an article published by three Mexican researchers for his book ‘Pandenomics’
Look what someone comes to find out. Javier Milei He is one of the two candidates seeking the presidency of Argentina, but as a good politician, he also has a “tail to be stepped on” (forgive the gentleman’s phrase). It turns out that There is a complaint out there for plagiarism against three Mexican scientists.
Oh yes, just a few days before the runoff or second round of elections in Argentina, it was revealed that Javier Milei would have plagiarized an article by three Mexican researchers to write his book ‘Pandenomics’. Here goes the story.
Javier Milei and his alleged plagiarism of three Mexican scientists for his book ‘Pandenomics’
According to court documents to which El País had access, Javier Milei copied entire fragments of an article prepared by three Mexican scientists.
“The mathematics of Pandemics: Mexico case 2009” was the name of original article, written by Salvador Galindo Uribarri, Mario Rodríguez Mesa and Jorge Luis Cervantes Cota. They published it in 2014 in the magazine Ergo sum sciencefrom the UAEM, six years before the publication of the book by Javier Milei.
Elías Camhaji, journalist The country who revealed the above, points out that Salvador Galindo Uribarri said in an interview he gave in 2022, that they would go to the last consequences to prove the plagiarism by Javier Milei. He didn’t know who he was today candidate for the presidency of Argentina Until that date.
The Mexican researcher died that same year of cancerwhen only four months had passed since that interview, which he gave to an Argentine magazine called News.
Milei’s book is 99.6% a faithful copy
Susana Bianconi, widow of Salvador Galindo, declared to El País that Javier Milei even plagiarized anecdotes written in the article with the purpose of entertaining readers: “Milei’s opportunism was evident, what he did tells you a lot about his impudence, his baseness, his contempt for other people and his work.”
Pandenomics It was published by the Galerna publishing house and costs between 179 and 501 Mexican pesos for this November 18, it depends on whether you buy the physical or electronic version. The original article by the Mexican researchers is free.
That is very important because in the plagiarism complaint filed against Javier Mileiit is exposed that the candidate for the presidency of Argentina earns money from the sale of the book without paying royalties to either the researchers or the UAEM.
A review on Copyleaks, a portal used to detect plagiarism, threw that The second chapter of Javier Milei’s book is 99.6% a faithful copy of the introduction of the article written by the three Mexican researchers. The complaint indicates that the far-right candidate He copied entire paragraphs, presented equations as his own and even used the same design for the graphs that his Pandenomics.
In conclusion, The possible new president of Argentina would take power with everything and a complaint for plagiarizing an academic text…as a Mexican, doesn’t that remind you of something or someone?