Harvard’s Ash Center worked with a now-sanctioned Chinese group which committed “serious human rights abuses.” Following a National Pulse exposé on the prestigious Harvard Kennedy School Ash Center’s Chinese Communist Party links, the Trump administration sanctioned an entity the center has collaborated with: the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps. The Treasury Department moved to sanction the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC), its former Political Commissar, and its former Deputy Party Secretary and Commander on Friday for “serious human rights abuse against ethnic minorities in Xinjiang, which reportedly include mass arbitrary detention and severe physical abuse.” XPCC, however, has liaised
Harvard’s Ash Center, which recently published a report claiming the Chinese Communist Party enjoys record-high support, has deep ties to the Chinese government including million-dollar donors from Chinese state-owned enterprises, leaders with financial ties to China, and collaboration with Chinese universities to train Chinese Communist Party officials. The July 2020 report “Understanding CCP Resilience: Surveying Chinese Public Opinion Through Time” contends that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is “as strong as ever” and “under no imminent threat of popular upheaval.” “Chinese citizen satisfaction with government has increased virtually across the board,” the Harvard Kennedy School Ash Center for Democratic Governance
One of Harvard University's faculty directors has lashed out at homeschooling, asserting the practice is "dangerous" and gives parents "authoritarian" control.