Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman visits MIT
Aside from limited official publicity, secrecy and rigid security have surrounded Mohammed’s visit, which took place at the Media Lab.
President Reif responds to letter on Saudi Arabia
President Reif will formally respond to students' concerns regarding Saudi Arabia after consulting faculty of MIT's international activities.
A letter to Associate Provost Lester on Saudi Arabia
Are there any circumstances under which our institution would end relations with such an agent as Saudi Arabia? And if so, how would those circumstances differ from those we face with Saudi Arabia?
MIT must cut ties with the Saudi government
The Saudi Arabian government has built up an egregious record of human rights violations. MIT must cut ties with the regime to take a stand.
Financial support of MIT is unethical
The argument that MIT cannot cease working with the nation of Saudi Arabia without punishing its worthy scholars is a cynical (and unproven) smokescreen that serves to obscure a much less patatable idea — that state-sanctioned murder to silence a journalist can be rationalized as a minor transgression, so as not to damage a lucrative relationship.
A letter to the MIT community on accepting donations
I’m heartbroken that the senior team apparently spent more time discussing concerns about Epstein’s reputation than about MIT’s when they took the drastic step of accepting money from a disqualified donor.
Liberal outrage and white supremacy: the case of Epstein
The silence on these issues, from many appalled by Epstein, is explained by a white supremacist logic that doesn’t see the university’s routine operation — which is complicit with the misery of the poor and non-white in the name of American empire — as sufficient cause for outrage.
Democratize MIT coalition replies to President Reif
Democratize MIT rejects Reif’s autocratic solution to funding committees.
President Reif, cut MIT’s ties to Saudi Arabia now!
Students from the MIT Department of Political Science urge President Reif to cut ties to Saudi Arabia.