Huffington Post blogger suggests taking away white men the right to vote

Shelley Garland wrote, “It is time to wrestle control of the world of white men.”

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A blog post published Thursday on the Huffington Post of the South African version of the site called for the stripping of the white men of their right to vote.

Shelley Garland is an activist and feminist completing a Master of Arts degree in philosophy and “working on ways to break the patriarchy.”

“It would Be Time to Deny White Men the Franchise?” she asked Thursday in the title of her blog.


“It’s time to wrestle control of the world of white men, and the first step will be a temporary limitation of the franchise to them,” according to Garland.

“When white men no longer had the voice, the progressive cause would be strengthened,” she explained. “It would not be necessary to deny white men for an indefinite period of time–the denial of the vote on the white men for 20 years (a little less than a generation) would go some way to see a decline in the influence of the reactionary and neo-liberal ideology in the world.”

Garland blames white men for the election of Donald Trump and the vote for the Uk to leave the European Union.

“The influence of reckless white men were one of the main reasons that led to the Great Recession that began in 2008,” she added. “This would also strike a blow against toxic white masculinity, a necessary for a long time.”

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