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

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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.

Safariland manufactures law enforcement supplies that have reportedly been used on migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Students protest University ties to Kanders ’79

October 21, 2019 6 comments

Students disrupted the start of a Family Weekend campus tour Saturday afternoon, unveiling banners and reciting demands that the University must sever all ties with Warren Kanders ’79 P’23, who owns law enforcement and military supply manufacturer the Safariland Group.