Hillary D. Rodham’s senior thesis at Wellesley College, written in , has Clinton White House asked Wellesley College to close off access . Wellesley girls and to give students more freedom in choosing their courses. Hillary Clinton’s political methods were founded on the theories of a s radical about whom she wrote her college thesis in It may tak. For more information on ISDP, see · about/ 7 Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State, “Remarks on Internet Freedom,” speech at the Newseum . most opposition activity is driven underground or exiled. .. Ph.D. thesis, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy,

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Dedman found that the thesis did not disclose much of Rodham’s own views.

Birds of the Alinsky Feather flock together. Saul David Alinsky would have thought that tame stuff. They are monsters, all of them. Any Sixties person can see some of these tendencies in Hillary.

He was a sometimes brutal seeker of power for others, schooling radicals with maxims such as “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it and polarize it. By the time she was a freshman at Wellesley, when she was elected hillaryclintonhhesis of the College Hillaryclintonhhesis, her concern with civil rights and the war in Vietnam put her closer to the moderate-liberal wing of the GOP led by Nelson Rockefeller.

Rodham noted his “exceptional charm” but questioned his effectiveness.

Under Wellesley’s rule, Clinton’s thesis became available to researchers again when the Clintons left the White House in — available only to those who visit the Wellesley archives. Many Alinsky disciples acknowledge that this is a serious and frequent argument made against him.

Hillary Clinton was quintessentially one of these people — a Sixties person, although we would hardly have recognized her as such. In reality, such calls would only increase government funding to abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood. The thesis was sympathetic to Alinsky’s critiques of government antipoverty programs, but criticized Alinsky’s methods as largely ineffective, all the while describing Alinsky’s personality as appealing.


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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Views Read Edit View history. In a interview with The Washington Post, about the time the Clinton health care plan was being formulated and the thesis was being sealed, the first lady characterized her college writing as an argument against big government, supporting Alinsky’s criticism of the War on Poverty programs.

Barbara Olson, the conservative lawyer and commentator, used an Alinsky quote to open every chapter of her book, “Hell to Pay: So, those 5 million go back into the pool of the problem uninsured, and we are back to a total of 47 million people who are legitimately in need of health care coverage. Accessed March 3, An Analysis of the Alinsky Model. Rodham 2 May Excerpts: Post was not sent – check your email addresses!

It was also commonplace. Imagine that… one who denies thousands of casino workers their most basic and fundamental human rights and calls for continued support for the reactionary policies of the Israeli government… and, what label is attached to Melanie Benjamin by herself and her friends in the Minnesota Democratic Farmer-Labor Party?

She interviewed him in Chicago, in Boston and when he accepted her invitation to visit Wellesley. In extensive correspondence with Rev. Finally, the biggest issue is that insurance companies are allowed to cherry pick who they will insurance.

I think the time is now. He made his organizers wear ties. Putting Alinsky’s Rochester symphony threat into academic language, Rodham found that the conflict approach to power is limited. Wellesley College, a stop on the tour for Hillary Clinton researchers.


The object of persecution is persecution. Orwell and power “The Party seeks power entirely for its own sake.

In this way, we can see that Hillary was influenced by a powerful mixture of experience and theory. In this way, Hillary — even as a girl — was used by the movement.

“There’s Only The Fight .. “An Analysis of the Alinsky Model” -Hillary’s Wellesley Alinsky thesis

Schechter, who describes taking the call from the White House. A movement claiming to be in favor of peace, which refuses to attack the main proponents of war, is pursuing irrelevance…. What can I do is the mantra. We live in an age of distraction, instant gratification, and constant entertainment. Interest in the thesis and in Clinton’s relationship with Alinsky continued during the Democratic Party presidential primariesas Clinton battled Illinois Senator Barack Obamawho had also been reported to have been exposed to Alinsky-style ideas and methods during his time as a Chicago community organizer.

I have been mulling this over for quite some time… anyone else thinking along these lines? What you might not realize is that a many of those households as defined by the Census Bureau are comprised of non-married, non-related individuals.

Hillary’s Thesis: The Village Needs an Enemy

In a very important way he is. According to Allan Schuster, professor of Political Science at WellesleY, she chose her senior thesis topic because she had met Alinsky in high school and had heard him freeromunderground at a meeting she had attended in Boston. A New York Times review of Rodham’s thesis summarized her views as follows:

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