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Today’s blacklisted American: Conservatives blackballed with enthusiasm from Harvard

Harvard faculty: opposed to free speech

Blacklists are back and academia loves ’em! According to a survey put together by the campus newspaper The Harvard Crimson, only 1.5% of Harvard’s faculty identified themselves as conservatives.

You can read the survey here. From the link above:

A total of 333 respondents completed the entire survey, while another 143 partially completed it. The paper distributed it to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and School of Engineering and Applies Sciences professors.

According to the survey, only 16 percent of Harvard faculty characterized their views as moderate and 1.5 percent identified as conservative.

However, it isn’t this decidedly one-sided nature of Harvard’s faculty that is the real problem, but the enthusiasm this leftist community has for this blacklisting. From the survey itself:

When asked whether they would support increasing ideological diversity among faculty by hiring more conservative-leaning professors, only a quarter of respondents were in support. In contrast, 31 percent opposed hiring conservative professors to increase ideological diversity, while 44 percent of respondents said that they neither supported or opposed it.

Just over half of faculty respondents supported extra vetting for former Trump administration officials seeking appointments within the FAS, but a plurality opposed barring them entirely from these positions.

Around 56 percent of surveyed faculty indicated they strongly or somewhat support greater screening, while 19 percent of surveyed faculty are strongly or somewhat opposed to it. Nearly a quarter indicated they neither support nor oppose it.

More than 40 percent of surveyed faculty, however, disagreed that Trump administration officials should be barred from receiving appointments within the FAS altogether. On the other hand, 30 percent of respondents indicated they support barring former Trump officials from FAS positions, and 29 percent neither support nor oppose. [emphasis mine]

In other words, about a third to half of Harvard’s academics favor some form of blackballing of all conservatives, especially those linked in some way with Trump. The so-called intellectual class at Harvard is fully in support of intolerance of dissenting ideas, and is willing to work hard to maintain it. What a bunch of close-minded thugs.

The result is that only about 6% of Harvard’s graduates identify as conservatives. This university has essentially become a indoctrination factory for Democrats. And since graduates from Ivy League colleges are always considered the top candidates in almost any field, this means that our upper classes — in all fields — is now being seeded with only this point of view.

The survey also found a passion in Harvard’s academia for racial preferences, eager to favor minorities in hiring, merely because of their skin color, not their qualifications. These petty dictators not only wish to silence dissent, they wish to encourage racism and bigotry.

Nor is the situation getting better. When this survey is compared with one done the year before, we find that the lack of conservatives in Harvard’s faculty, as small as it is now, is half that in 2021, declining from 3% in 2021 to 1.5% in 2022.

It seems to me that corporations need to rethink their enthusiasm for hiring Ivy League graduates. Companies are not getting the best from such hires. If anything, it appears they are getting the worst.

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13 comments

  • MDN

    It doesn’t really matter if corporations support or abandon the Ivy League. As profit driven entities they will die of wokedom as Disney, Facebook, Netflix and others are now finding.

    The real danger is that these institutions are the primary breeding ground for the political and judicial class, and our professional government bureaucracy where they are able to codify and institutionalize their insane ideology and criminalize alternatives.

  • Alton

    No one should give a dime to the Ivy league Schools……

    New IRS – 160,000 Agents, 20,000 support personal.
    US Marine Corps – 180,958. MARINEs

  • David

    So, 69% either have no position or support increasing diversity of ideological thought. Better than I would have guessed. Lots of people with conservative ideologues manage to use the environment found in our universities to our advantage, or at the very least, not as an excuse for not trying to achieve a particular end.

    That’s been my experience.

  • David: And of that 69% who might favor diversity of thought, I’d say 99% will keep their mouths shut if they see the brownshirts go after anyone. Why make trouble? The goons aren’t coming after me! I’ll just say nothing and no one will bother me.

    And so, the brownshirts run Harvard, lock, stock, and barrel.

  • Cotour

    Related:

    WHY MANCHIN AND SINEMA VOTED FOR THE “PROGRESSIVE” AGENDA (Please copy and share)

    Why did both Senators, Joe Manchin (D) and Krystin Sinema (D) all of a sudden lose their common sense and voted for and gave the “Progressive”, “Woke”, radical Left who is running the Democrat party machine their vote to allow the counter intuitively named $780 BILLION dollar “The Inflation Reduction Act”?

    FEAR! Fear is a mighty motivator. (Strategy Over Morality)

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11131239/Rapist-left-stranger-coma-called-imminent-threat-community-parole-hearing.html

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11131207/Moment-disabled-man-66-beaten-death-Seattle-serial-criminal-judge-freed.html

    What do they fear? Both of them being the roadblocks to the future financing package that the Democrat party machine now desperately needed passed in order that they not wither away as the people get ready to relieve them of their political power based on their performance and achievements.

    And with that massive pressure came when push comes to shove the realization that both their abilities and their families’ abilities to make money and have safety in the future.

    Where do you think a good portion of that money will go? Let’s estimate that at least10% of $780 BILLION / $780 million will go to the Democrat party, not to mention the support for their proven insane business and social program initiatives.

    Both Senators understand how the extreme Left plays the political warfare game. Through cancelation, financial and otherwise and instilling fear through the threat of violence. Fear is a mighty motivator.

    In the above news articles are examples of exactly what the public is subject to and is now rampant in all Democrat controlled cities throughout the country. You’re a Democrat? You can no longer vote Democrat, not this time.

    https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2022/08/21/07/61466299-11131239-Horrifying_surveillance_footage_shows_the_victim_52_crumpling_to-m-25_1661061787146.jpg

  • Cotour

    “Where do you think a good portion of that money will go? Let’s estimate that at least 10% of $780 BILLION / $780 million will go to the Democrat party, not to mention the support for their proven insane business and social program initiatives.”

    Correction, too many zeros for me: Should read 10% of $780 Billion is $78 BILLION! 1 percent would be $7.8 billion. One tenth of one percent would be $780 million.

    That is one hell of a lot of money to trickle back down to finance the Democrat party machine for the next 10 years or more.

  • Alton

    Cotour:

    From memory and Open secrets.org…..

    Koch Brothers who ranked as 57th largest Political Donors over a TEN Year PERIOD:
    $265 million.

    George SoroS $695 Million.

    IRA….say $50 BILLION!
    from US Tax Prayers.

    Just Chicken ? Feed.

  • James Street

    I’m not Catholic but I consider this guy one of the few religious leaders on our side. In this 13 minute video he talks about forming an antiglobalist alliance and a strategy for a radical reform of politics by organizing internationally.

    ARCHBISHOP CARLO MARIA VIGANO GIVES THE WORLD A WARNING
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=3-tOdimNyKs

  • Cotour

    James Street:

    I know someone who works for the Pope in NYC, a stone cold Liberal.

    I have asked about Vigano since I know he is calling out the Pope and status quo powers that be in the church.

    “Everyone hates Vigano” was the comment. I like the guy :)

    #4 GOD & SPIRITUALITY V RELIGION V BUSINESS V POLITICS

    1. The business of religion of all stripes at every point in human history has been used and abused in the quest of the few in pursuit of control and power over the many.

    ​2. The business of religion of all stripes at every point in human history has acted not always in the interests of what they have purported to represent themselves to be acting in the interests of.

    ​3. The business of religion of all stripes at every point in human history has been used as a ruthless tool in the abuse of power in the furtherance of business and politics.

    ​4. The business of religion of all stripes at every point in human history selectively teaches the exclusion of some.

    ​5. Humanity needs God, spirituality and religion and must be cognizant of their nature as it relates to those subjects and where the business of religion in all of its forms and politics can deliver them.

    6. All intellectual structures, entities and concepts of man have the potential to be perverted, corrupted and the power derived there of abused. JGL 4/3/21

    Guidance on #4: GOD & SPIRITUALITY V RELIGION V BUSINESS V POLITICS

    (Spirituality or a belief in a God is an internal personal and pristine condition that no one other than the individual can corrupt. And whether that spirituality is based in a belief in a God, a belief in nature, or a belief in the expanse of the overarching universe, you personally internally recognize that there is something bigger and more than you. It is your personal conclusion about what your existence is in somehow based or influenced by and guides your life.

    ​Formalized religion however is not pristine. Formalized religion exists within a culture, or a society and is a construct of man in an attempt to codify a belief system and that is accomplished by creating some degree of hierarchy and bureaucracy and a set of formalized rules and rituals that all adherents to the religion are to participate in and live by. And that structure to some degree is technically a bureaucracy I.E., a business model. Which does not mean that these many formalized religions structured throughout history cannot or have not done good works in those societies and cultures within which they exist or have existed, not at all. But there is a cold, objective distinction to be made.)

    I have to work on this a bit more, but you get the idea. what is the nature of man related to great power?

  • Robert noted: “And so, the brownshirts run Harvard, lock, stock, and barrel.”

    I would suggest ‘Lock, Stock, and Two Smokin Barrels”

    (That’s a movie, ya’ll)

  • GaryMike

    Robt Z:

    “Why make trouble? The goons aren’t coming after me! I’ll just say nothing and no one will bother me.”

    It used to be that Americans said that “the squeaky wheel gets the grease.”

    Nowadays, we take the Japanese approach: “The spouting whale gets the harpoon.”

    Ben warned, “A republic, if you can keep it.”

    The Red Coats were put in their place. The Brown Shirts are due for the same
    .

  • Homeopathic therapist inventor artist mother patriot singer rapper

    Elilahagape77793 was my youtube channel beginning 2011. youtube hijacked nine years of my political activism, invention display of activating natural brain chemicals, music, comedy, interviews with folks, theological info, fitness and cooking and nutrition info…gone

    Instagram of mine was shut down about a month ago with no explanations why. Elilahagape

    Tantrika93 tweeter was shut down around the same time they shut trump down and was activated and given back to me after elon musk purchased it

    My computers have been stolen along with hard drives

    Resistance faced after I desired to change my life towards what is best for my heart and soul…not other peoples fantasy and egoic hardon

    Oh medical malpractice endured currently. A serious malevolent energy possessing humans organic fleshy vessels.

    Voice to skull synthetic telepathy possibly

    What a ….:-( nightmare

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