Harvard task force goes full-on Stalinist: Wants to expel students for joining all-male clubs

Harvard task force goes full-on Stalinist: Wants to expel students for joining all-male clubs
Harvard Yard. (Image: Wikipedia/Wikimedia Commons, Mancala)

[Ed. – Deeming every aspect of your life suspicious and threatening, and wanting to control it through a system of supervision and punishment, is a key feature of Stalinism.  This is how it starts.  These people already have the mindset of the Stalinist juggernaut that killed as many as 20 million — by some estimates 30 million — Russians in purges and camps, for just such imaginary “threats” to social well-being.]

A task force charged with examining sexual assault at Harvard University is recommending that the school bar students from joining its all-male final clubs, blaming the single-sex organizations for perpetuating a “harmful sexual culture” on campus.

The task force argued in a new report that the all-male organizations, which have no formal relationship with the university, should be forced to accept women in order to fix the problem of sexual assault on Harvard’s campus. The report, published this week, followed attempts by the Harvard administration to compel the all-male final clubs to accept women, an effort that the Washington Free Beacon previously reported has angered graduate members of the organizations and made current student members fear for their reputations.

The report from the Harvard Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Assault was accompanied by several appendices, including one from the task force’s so-called “outreach and communications subcommittee” that presented a set of “ideas” for the administration to deal with the final clubs. One of the proposals suggested that the school threaten students with expulsion if they join an all-male final club.

“Either don’t allow simultaneous membership in final clubs and college enrollment; or allow clubs to transition to all-gender inclusion with equal gender membership and leadership,” the subcommittee wrote.

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