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November 2016

Tales from Tel Rumeida

I returned to Tel Rumeida today to visit my friend and her mother. While waiting to get through the Shuhada street checkpoint, I ran into a colleague who works with Human Rights Defenders. I overheard a man who was standing next to us saying wahed, wahed, or “one by one.”

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Ahead of Bannon Visit 300+ MIT Faculty Sign Statement Upholding Values of Science and Diversity

CAMBRIDGE, MA — On the eve of Steve Bannon’s visit to nearby Harvard University over 300 MIT faculty and counting have taken a public stand, issuing a commitment to uphold and defend fundamental principles of inclusivity and scientific inquiry in the wake of a presidential campaign and transition wrought with rhetoric threatening these principles.  The signatories include professors from every academic department at MIT, nine department and program heads, four Nobel Prize recipients, and other distinguished members…

Ahead of Bannon Visit 300+ MIT Faculty Sign Statement Upholding Values of Science and Diversity

CAMBRIDGE, MA — On the eve of Steve Bannon’s visit to nearby Harvard University over 300 MIT faculty and counting have taken a public stand, issuing a commitment to uphold and defend fundamental principles of inclusivity and scientific inquiry in the wake of a presidential campaign and transition wrought with rhetoric threatening these principles.  The signatories include professors from every academic department at MIT, nine department and program heads, four Nobel Prize recipients, and other distinguished members…