Harvard Plans ‘Mandatory Power and Privilege Training’ for Poli-Sci Students

Katherine Timpf, Campus Reform, May 13, 2014

The administration at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government has agreed to work with a student group to implement a “mandatory power and privilege training” as part of its orientation, according to several reports by the group.

“We have exciting news to share–the administration has officially expressed its desire to collaborate with us on designing a privilege training component for Orientation week for every HKS degree program!” states a post on the group’s Tumblr page.

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Although the exact stipulations of the training have not yet been determined, earlier posts on the page reveal what kind of topics the group expects the privilege-checking training to cover.

“A mandatory power and privilege training that examines components of race, gender, socioeconomic class, sexual orientation, ability, religion, international status, and power differentials for every incoming HKS student starting August 2014,” it states.

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  • “Power and privilege training” at the Kennedy School of Government.

    What the…?

    • Steven Bannister

      By definition, doesn’t EVERYONE who attends Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government have some form of power and privilege?

  • MekongDelta69

    “Oh gee, oh gosh Wally. Can I go? Huh? Can I? Puh-leeze?”

    “Shut up Beav – you’re annoying me. Can’t you see Eddie Haskell and I are talking to these two chicks?”

    “But Wally, I REALLY wanna go to the re-education camp! Puh-leeeeeeze?”

    “Oh alright. If you’ll stop pestering me. Here’s money for a one-way ticket to Pyongyang. Now leave me alone Beav.”

  • Truthseeker

    Hooray. More Marxist indoctrination. Thanks to diversity, we can now waste time and money on endless discussions of inequalities between various groups and applaud ourselves for our proper self-flagellation. It’s a testament to our race’s sturdiness of mind. It’s truly a marvel that more White people haven’t gone insane.

    • Kenner

      Those are the ones teaching the classes.

    • TruthBeTold

      This won’t ease tensions it will only exacerbate them.

      Each group will be competing for the rank of most historically victimized and then the infighting will tear this program to shreds.

  • Martel

    I’m glad they are excited, they need some uplifting news while the validity of the concept “race” is regaining academic recognition, which will shatter each and every one of their dreams within this decade. I can hardly blame these intellectual cowards for not questioning orthodoxy, they followed the bad examples of their professors, parents, teachers and political representatives. A bit of positive news like this may prevent their brain from frying when someone runs circles around them in a debate about evolution in the coming years. It will be tough.

  • Kenner

    We need to be training young whites in actual ‘Power and Privilege’ as a foil against the mindbuggery inflicted on them.

  • The Final Solution

    So in what sense will it be “mandatory”? Are they gonna withhold your degree if you don’t go? Not allow you to enroll? Well it’s obvious just who has the power then. The fact that they were able to initiate this “mandatory” training shows exactly the opposite of what they claim – that they are powerless against white privilege. This only demonstrates just how influential they are, and how dangerous.

  • bubo

    “A mandatory power and privilege training that examines components of race, gender, socioeconomic class, sexual orientation, ability, religion, international status, and power differentials for every incoming HKS student starting August 2014,” it states.

    I’m guessing “international status” means in the country illegally. I swear these people have become a parody of themselves.

  • Romulus

    A gray matter retooling the minute you enter the campus.
    Tragic that one of the greatest institutions of higher learning in the western world has degenerated into a toilet of mind control and indoctrination.

  • NorthernWind

    There are three types of White students. The first type believes in White Privilege and associated nonsense. The second type ignores it, thinking that it’s silly and not relevant. The third, rarer type, openly dissents against the notion.

    The more student’s are forced to endure this kind of nonsense, the more of the second type will become the third type. There will be polarization as the first type tries to further shove their nonsense down everyone’s throat. This is a good thing. As a university student, I can say that contrary to what some might believe, the increase in anti-White viewpoints is causing more Whites to dissent openly and not further suppressing them.

    Ultimately, we don’t need to win any arguments. All we need to do is undermine the idea that being anti-White is morally superior. Their position is supported by a single pillar, an illusory pillar, that needs to be exposed as fake! It is not morally superior to disparage your ancestors and your race. In fact, it is reprehensible and one of the most immoral things you can do.

  • Conrad

    “A mandatory power and privilege training that examines components of race, gender, socioeconomic class, sexual orientation, ability, religion, international status, and power differentials for every incoming HKS student starting August 2014,” it states.
    It sounds like they’ll have to put Harvard grads, Jews & and leftist politicians right at the top of the list.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Is the orientation before or after the black mass?

    Let me check my privilege.

    Yep, just coughed up my “fair share” of 9.3% of my yearly salary to the state of California to provide illegal aliens with California Fresh cards and ETIC refunds and 8%, soon 10.5%, of my salary into a massively underfunded pension system that’s due to run out in a few years.

    the tax paid by one legal citizen is equivalent to the taxes paid by nearly ten illegal immigrants…As it stands today, about 40% of Californians don’t pay any income tax and a quarter are on Medicaid.

    There’s my privilege you clueless lefty bastards.

    The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.

    –Thomas Jefferson

  • Edamama

    Keep in mind that the Kennedy School is a graduate school primarily attended by people who plan to work in government, not become academics.

  • I always enjoyed it when university officials told me something was “mandatory”. I became very good at sneering “No.”

  • Pro_Whitey

    I still don’t feel comfortable writing such things, but if they don’t get into Jewish/Israeli privilege, then the “course” is not worth excrement.

    • It isn’t worth excrement, anyway. If I was paying ivy-league tuition, I would want better value for money than a barrage of political indoctrination nonsense. Will any of these political science majors at the Kennedy School of Government emerge four years later knowing who Prince Klemens von Metternich or Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh were?

  • none of your business

    Are there any White goys left at Harvard?

    • No. They were all expelled as a sort of prophylaxis in case someone might pretend to feel “offended”.

  • newscomments70

    Most courses could be completed by reading the book. Why pay thousands of dollars to read books? That could be done for next to nothing, if one has the discipline.