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On March 4, 1969, there was an extraordinary mass meeting of MIT faculty, students and staff to protest MIT’s complicity in the Vietnam War. This was considered a “positive protest” and included plans for positive action. Included in the storied panel of speakers were Noam …

Kissinger out of MIT and Boston!

February 28, 2019 // 0 Comments

“THE ILLEGAL WE DO IMMEDIATELY. THE UNCONSTITUTIONAL TAKES A LITTLE LONGER.” – Henry Kissinger, in a meeting with Turkish foreign minister Melih Esenbel in Ankara, Turkey. March 10, 1975 We condemn the invitation of the genocidal war criminal Henry Kissinger to MIT to present as …

AI Can’t Fix This

February 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

On Feb. 26–28, MIT will celebrate the opening of the Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing. MIT claims “ethics” are integral to the college’s mission. However, it is difficult to take this claim seriously, given that MIT invited war criminal Henry Kissinger to speak at …

Should the architect of a devastating humanitarian crisis in a poor country be given a welcome at two of America’s most prestigious universities?  Most certainly not. Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, who orchestrated the now three-year-old military assault on Yemen, will be in …

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) will visit Cambridge/Boston on March 24-26.  We will protest him on March 23, noon on the MIT front steps. Sign Up! Please fill out this form and share it:  bit.ly/protest-mbs-mit-signup The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia – a country …

Saudi Arabia’s Prince Mohammed Bin Salman is planning a visit to the United States early this year and, in order to discuss “ways to continue advancing shared priorities, including enhancing security and prosperity in the Middle East.” Another aspect of this visit is that Prince …

Nuclear Disarmament Advocates gather at MIT

June 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Michael VanElzakker, Somerville, and Jonathan King, Cambridge On May 6 more than 200 concerned people gathered at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for the 2017 “Resisting the Threat of Nuclear War” conference.  MAPA was a key co-sponsor of this gathering along with AFSC, Council …

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