While the new recommendation rightfully adopts harsh measures against exclusionary practices of final clubs, it fails to recognize that USGSOs differ greatly in the form or degree of exclusion they exercise.
Harvard must find meaningful policy measures that support and empower women, rather than looking to promote a trendy, headline-grabbing ban on USGSOs that does little for the people it purports to help.
Instead of punishing any private exclusionary group, Harvard should pass nuanced, narrowly-tailored statutes to limit the final clubs’ excessive market power and encourage genuinely free competition in Harvard’s social marketplace.
Banning final clubs is a good start, but it does not go far enough.
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