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Frieden ‘19.5: I was tear gassed by the IDF. Warren Kanders Must Go.

Op-eds, Opinions

Frieden ‘19.5: I was tear gassed by the IDF. Warren Kanders Must Go.

March 11, 2020 1 comment

Last fall, I watched a livestream of the Whitney Museum filling with smoke. The smoke emanated from bundles of sage burned by members of Decolonize This Place, an activist collective based in New York City advocating for the removal of Warren Kanders ’79 P’23 from the board of the museum.

Letter: Criticizing Kanders donations is self-righteous, misses point

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Criticizing Kanders donations is self-righteous, misses point

February 24, 2020 0 comments

I was disappointed to read the letter to the editor, “If the Sacklers must go, so too must Kanders,” by Abdullah Shihipar MPH’20 in the Jan. 27 issue of The Herald. It represents yet another example of self-righteous virtue-signaling by a Brown student.

Letter: If the Sacklers must go, so too must Kanders

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: If the Sacklers must go, so too must Kanders

January 27, 2020 0 comments

I am writing in response to Andrew Reed ’21’s defense of Warren Kanders ’79 P’23 . Reed argued against calls for the University to remove Kanders from positions of influence at Brown and to reject any future donations from him.

Reed ’21: Please, Mr. Kanders, stay

Columns, Opinions

Reed ’21: Please, Mr. Kanders, stay

December 4, 2019 4 comments

Last July, Brown alum Warren Kanders ’79 P ’23 stepped down as vice chairman of the Whitney Museum of American Art amid a storm of protests by the activist group Decolonize This Place.

Letter: What’s the University’s moral litmus test for accepting donations?

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: What’s the University’s moral litmus test for accepting donations?

September 17, 2019 2 comments

The University’s decision to place Director of Development for Computer and Data Science Initiatives Peter Cohen on academic leave in the wake of reports that he helped conceal Jeffrey Epstein’s donations to Massachusetts Institute of Technology raises a broader issue.