• Oct 17, 2017

Freedom is Not Free: Speech, Fascism and the University as Battleground

  • 6:00 - 8:30 pm
  • Austin Hall, Ames Courtroom, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

The Muslim ban; the resurgence of white supremacist movements; the attack on DREAMers; the return to punitive policing; the assaults on affirmative action, science and critical thinking: Speakers will address how the university is threatened by these and other aspects of the assault by the Trump-Pence regime.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Timothy Patrick McCarthy, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government and Program Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy
  • Sunsara Taylor, Advocate for the new synthesis of communism developed by Bob Avakian, a writer for Revolution Newspaper (www.revcom.us), and a co-initiator of RefuseFascism.org
  • Nicholas Whittaker, Harvard College, Class of 2019, Undergraduate Council Representative, Minority Caucus Organizer

Endorsed by: The Carr Center for Human Rights, Harvard Kennedy School • Black Caucus of the Harvard Undergraduate Council • Dr. Ceasar McDowell, MIT • Dr. Bruce Price, Harvard Medical School • Dr. Phil Rice, Harvard Medical School