Articles By: Cathy Sun
Cathy Sun '11 was the Publisher of the Harvard Political Review from 2009-2010.

/ May 1, 2010 12:33 am

M.I.A’s Born Free: Violence to End Violence?

Since M.I.A. came out with “Born Free” a few days ago, a lot of people on the web have been praising it for its bold political message. The video portrays an English-speaking police state which appears to be carrying out some kind of genocide against red-headed youths. There are several graphically violent shots, including a shocker towards the end, that ... Read More

and / March 30, 2010 7:37 am

The Spring 2010 Issue of the HPR is out!

The Spring 2010 issue of the Harvard Political Review is available here in an online browseable pdf format. Most articles are also now available on, and the rest will be rolling out soon. Harvard students, look for print copies in your house dining halls starting on Wednesday, and in Annenberg on Friday and Saturday! COVERS SECTION: AFRICA: READY TO ... Read More

/ March 2, 2010 11:17 am

Lack of Diversity in Harvard Faculty

Yesterday, President Drew Faust sent out another one of her overly lengthy and strangely timed emails to the Harvard community, this one ironically entitled, “Diversity and Excellence at Harvard”. She sums up the sad history of faculty diversity at Harvard in 900 words, presenting the following dismal statistics: Approximately 17 percent of Harvard’s ladder faculty are minorities, an all-time high, ... Read More

/ March 4, 2009 8:26 am

Cities Sing the Budget Blues

The economic crisis strikes Main Street

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