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Student anti-war movements in the 60s and now

November 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

During the 60s and early 70s, various highly important mass movements shook the country, primarily in connection to the struggle against the Vietnam war and to the struggle for black liberation. Student activism was very important to these movements, especially the anti-war movement. As a …

No ‘Defense Contractors’ at MIT Career Fair!

September 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

  Join MIT Students Against War and allies as we protest the presence of weapons manufacturers at MIT’s Fall Career Fair. Companies like Raytheon and Lockheed Martin are making billions of dollars a year selling weapons of war that kill innocent civilians around the world, …

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 …

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