Today's government shutdown has been a long time coming.
Articles By: Joy Wang
Joy Wang '16 is a staff writer for the US Section of the HPR. A physics concentrator in Kirkland House, her other interests include political theory, science and tech policy, and watching CSPAN. When not writing for the HPR, she plays violin and serves as librarian for the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra, sings in the Harvard University Choir, and knits.
The causes of dysfunction in American government run deeper than the ideological divide between the Democratic and Republican Parties.
One of my friends recently suggested to me Neil Shea’s Dispatches series over at The American Scholar, where the final installment was published about two weeks ago. Written over a period of two years while Shea was on assignment in Afghanistan freelancing for a number of different publications, including Stars and Stripes and The American Scholar, the stories contain what Shea refers to ... Read More
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