Civic Illiteracy in America
The low quality of American civic education undermines the strength of democracy. Schools, at both the K-12 and collegiate level, must make civic education a priority and should specifically ensure that students understand the Constitution and the Supreme Court.
Matthew Shaw | May 25, 2017
Return to Harlem: The Modern Black Renaissance
Instead of working to codify the “New Negro,” contemporary artists of the New Harlem Renaissance are highlighting the pluralism of black identity.
Hadley DeBello | May 7, 2017
HPRgument: French Presidential Election
The final outcome of the French presidential election have huge ramifications for not only France, but the whole of the European Union.
Catherine Zheng and Sunaina Danziger | May 6, 2017
“Safe Space”: The Harvard Political Union and the 2016 Election
As a nonpartisan debate group with a tight-knit community of members, the HPU facilitated cordial political discussions, looking beyond the current political context to substantive policy analysis.
Laura Nicolae | May 5, 2017
The Changing Face of Hate
The 2016 election raised many questions about hate in America. To answer them, our country needs a more accurate way of documenting hate crimes.
Chimaoge Ibe | April 29, 2017
HPRgument: HPOP Spring 2017 Poll
HPR writers analyze data from the Harvard Public Opinion Project about the political attitudes and beliefs of young Americans.