MIT and Harvard rolling out the red carpet for the Saudi Crown Prince in March 2018 was no fluke: it is symptomatic of the lack of democracy on campuses across the United States. Increasingly, university administrators act in our name, but without our involvement.
We believe a meaningful outcome from the controversy around Saudi partnerships would be an alternative, community-based process for how universities should conduct themselves, consisting of three parts:
Our first public event was on February 27 at Cambridge Public Library. Here is what you can do:
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