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An Academic Boycott Is the Wrong Way to Fight Trump

Ellen Shub

Mehdi Pirouz, a postdoctoral cancer researcher from Iran studying at Harvard Medical School, protested Donald Trump's ban on immigrants from predominantly Muslim countries on Sunday in Boston's Copley Square.
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Less than a day after it went online, a petition calling for "an academic boycott of International Conferences held in the U.S." had gathered more than 2,000 signatures from around the world. Rapidly responding to Trump’s executive order banning...

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