Writings and Speeches at Stanford

Here is a list of writings and speeches that I've given during my time at Stanford University. Listed in reverse chronological order.

Ethical Failings in Silicon Valley
Presentation about various ethical matters in Silicon Valley given to Stanford ACM on Friday, 15 April 2011.

The Civilian Military Divide and ROTC
Article addressing the "civilian military divide." Submitted to the Stanford Daily on Tuesday, 29 March 2011. Published here.

Western intervention in Libya shoule be opposed
Article arguing against Western intervention in Libya. Submitted to the Cardinal Principle on Wednesday, 23 March 2011. Published under a different title here.

Speech on Uprising in Egypt
Speech about US foreign policy and Egypt. Delivered Friday, 4 February 2011 at a demonstration in White Plaza.

Letter: With DADT gone, plenty of objections to ROTC remain
Letter to the editor of the Stanford Daily about a story on ROTC appearing the previous day. Submitted Wednesday, 5 January 2011. Published here.

Wikileaks: Exposing Misdeeds, Strengthening Democracy
Article arguing WikiLeaks is good for democracy. Submitted to the Cardinal Principle on Saturday, 11 December 2010. Published on the web and in print.

Why Stanford Should Not Devote Resources to ROTC
Article enumerating reasons why the military should not be catered to by Stanford. Submitted to the Progressive on Wednesday, 17 November 2010.

Intimidation of Jewish Activists Must Stop
Editorial denouncing recent intimidation on peace activists. Submitted to the Daily on Wednesday, 17 November 2010. Rejected for lack of Stanford relevance.

Why Engineers -- or Anyone -- Should Care about Politics
Presentation about politics given to Stanford ACM Friday, 12 November 2010.

Why ROTC Should Stay Out of the University
Speech opposing ROTC on university grounds given at a MEChA meeting on Monday, 1 November 2010.

Speech on Voting and California Proposition 19
Speech that was intended to be given at the "Why Vote?" event in White Plaza on Monday, 1 November 2010 before the event was cancelled.

Emma Goldman, Gays and ROTC
Speech given to Stanford Students for Queer Liberation on Monday, 25 October 2010.

Speech on Condoleezza Rice and War Crimes Accountability
Speech given in front of the Stanford Bookstore on Monday, 18 October 2010.

Our School, Not Your Army Base
Editorial opposing ROTC's return to Stanford. Submitted to the Daily on Thursday, 30 September 2010. Published here.

2010: A US Militarism Montage
Article summarizing current events in US militarism. Submitted to the Stanford Progressive on Wednesday, 25 August 2010. Unpublished, as far as I know.

Freedom of Speech: Won, Not Given
Article about the development of free speech in America. Submitted to the Stanford Review on Saturday, 21 August 2010. Rejected for publication.

Israel's Barbarism Continues
Article about Israel's attack on the Free Gaza flotilla. Submitted to the Stanford Daily on Monday, 31 May 2010. Unpublished, as far as I know.

Mo' Censorship, Mo' Problems
Co-written with AHA@Stanford members Joe Foley and Lewis Marshall. Submitted to the Stanford Daily for Thursday, 20 May 2010. Published here.

Six Degrees of Anti-Divestment Drivel
Written and published on the Campaign Restore Hope website on Monday, 10 May 2010.

Obama Reserves the Right to Kill You
Submitted to the Stanford Review Blog on Wednesday, 7 April 2010. Rejected for being "not appropriate."

Statement Regarding Free Speech
Delivered to ASSU representatives on Monday, 22 February 2010 at the FloMo "listening session."

Stanford and Nuclear Weapons
Blog post for Fiat Lux authored on 15 February 2010.

The Values of the Super Bowl
Blog post for Fiat Lux authored on 5 February 2010. I was effectively kicked off the Fiat Lux staff for this post since I mentioned Chomsky, and apparently the people that fund the Review do not like him.

What is the deal with Google and China?
Blog post for Fiat Lux authored on 14 January 2010.

Asheville Agitators Aggravated by Atheist Assemblyman
Blog post for Fiat Lux authored on 11 January 2010.

What We Lose When We Embrace Copyright
Article about how detrimental copyright is to our society -- first draft released on Wednesday, 16 December 2009. On 11 February 2010, this article was published on QuestionCopyright.org

Speech on Facts about Condoleezza Rice
First given on Wednesday, 11 November 2009 to members of Columbae House

Speech on War Criminals and Academia
First given on Sunday, 4 October 2009 at Stanford Says No To War's Rally Against War Crimes with Noam Chomsky

Keep your Religion out of my Ethics
Editorial submitted to the Stanford Daily on 15 September 2009. Unpublished, as far as I know.

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