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U.S. Universities Face Scrutiny over Financial Ties with Saudi Arabia

U.S. colleges and universities are now under scrutiny in the wake of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder for having received hundreds of millions of dollars from the Saudi Arabian government. MIT and George Washington University lead all other schools, receiving more than $75 million each from the Saudis.

Muslim protesters gather at a large anti-war rally in Union Square on April 9, 2011 in New York City. Thousands of protesters called for the U.S. to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and a large Muslim contingent protested against war and Islamophobia

Professor: Islamophobia Accelerates Global Warming

Is Islamophobia accelerating global warming? That was the actual title of a lecture given earlier this week at Massachusetts Institute of Technology by a professor Ghassan Hage.

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Hyperloop Promises L.A.-to-S.F. Commute for $30

With the audacious, crowdsourced “Hyperloop” meeting all its technical design milestones, the company’s CEO just promised the L.A.-to-San Francisco commute time will be 36 minutes–and only cost $30.

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‘Clock Boy’ Ahmed Picks Qatar School, Home of the Muslim Brotherhood, Over MIT

Ahmed Mohamed accepted a full scholarship to attend a Qatar school instead of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). “Clock Boy” Ahmed chose the reputed home of the Muslim Brotherhood over an institution revered among the world’s finest science and engineering universities. Ahmed is the Texas teen who was arrested and suspended from high school last month after bringing a homemade suitcase clock mistaken for a hoax bomb.

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MIT Hillel Rabbi and Head Chaplain Defend Colleague With Terror Fundraising Past

On May 11th, we released a mini-documentary on Breitbart.com chronicling how Suheil Laher, MIT’s Muslim Chaplain for sixteen years, raised money for Al Qaeda affiliates around the world, incited Boston Muslims against Jews and Christians, and called on all Muslims to join in a violent Jihad against non-Muslims. Despite these serious charges, two religious leaders at MIT, a Jew and a Christian, are defending Laher.

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National Bureau of Economic Research Dragged Into Jonathan Gruber Scandal

Much of the research assistant work performed for Professor Jonathan Gruber’s 2009 $392,600 contract with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop economic models for the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) seems to have been conducted by an employee of the NBER.