Seventeen HPR writers discuss their experiences this summer interning, traveling, politicking, going home, and more.
Articles By: Beatrice Walton
Beatrice Walton '14 is the Managing Editor of the Harvard Political Review. She is a Government and Slavic Languages & Literatures joint concentrator. Originally from the small lake town of Skaneateles, NY, she now spends her time backpacking through Russia, Eastern Europe, the Balkans, the Baltics, and Central Asia, while blogging and editing for the HPR.
There’s a little place in Upstate NY, nestled along one of the most pristine 17-mile-long Finger Lakes (the seventh cleanest lake in the world, in fact), surrounded by woods and farmland beyond that, dotted with lake cottages, a few still relying on outdoor “plumbing,” where everyone fears the onset of hydrofracking. There, you won’t find cellphone reception, many cars in ... Read More
Economic inequality is something we should all be talking about. Occupy Wall Street is making it nearly unavoidable, and that's a good thing.
“Is there an American ruling class?” and if so, “What does its existence foretell about the state of a society increasingly burdened by man-made catastrophes?”
The scars of the Bosnian War have faded. Bosnia & Herzegovina, however, remains as dysfunctional as ever.
Once a mark of his power, Belarus’ economy, now in near free fall, may finally bring an end to Lukashenko
Socially, relations between the U.S. and Russia have come an incredibly long way over the past two decades. Political relations, however, still have a long way to go.
The former New Mexico governor, Ambassador to the UN, and Secretary of Energy on energy policy and foreign affairs
Reducing the economic and social burden of Type II diabetes in America starts at 7-Elevens.
Must watch this: Police and Protestors Clash in Cairo And this: Dramatic Footage of Egypt Clashes Is “Obama Blowing it Again in the Middle East”? Thoughts on Egypt, please:
When I visited Estonia four weeks ago, I witnessed the bittersweet, albeit largely temperate, passing of the kroon, Estonia’s national currency since 1992. As I, and indeed most of the country, rushed to dump my krooni before Jan. 1st and the euro arrived, I nevertheless held on to a two-krooni note—a relic, no doubt, of a time that once was. After ... Read More