Articles By: Gram Slattery Gram Slattery
Gram Slattery '15, a Social Studies concentrator, is the Associate Managing Editor of the Harvard Political Review. He has previously served as a national desk intern at The Christian Science Monitor, covering politics, policy and justice, and as an intern at National Journal in Washington, writing for NJ Daily and 'The Hotline.' His work has been syndicated by Business Insider, Bookforum, and elsewhere, and been cited in several outlets including The Atlantic. He's an avid sailer, ice climber, and backcountry skier. You can follow him on Twitter at @G_Slattery, or contact him via e-mail at

/ September 2, 2014 10:02 pm

A Semester with Divest

After a year and a half of failed negotiations with Harvard, one student group plays hardball.

/ July 25, 2014 12:37 am

Stop Calling the Border Situation a ‘Humanitarian Crisis’

It’s giving deportation advocates a false sense of moral self-righteousness.

/ June 12, 2014 7:37 pm

David Brat: Anti-Corporate Crusader

The Cantor upset may be the death knell for immigration reform. But for the left, Brat’s election comes with thick silver lining.

/ May 29, 2014 6:45 pm

On Protesting Commencement Speakers

Have we gone too far?

/ April 29, 2014 11:16 pm

The GOP’s Common Core Hypocrisy

In light of Republicans' recent history, their opposition to the education program makes little sense.

/ April 20, 2014 11:34 pm

What Liam Neeson Can Teach Us about the DHS

That the Department doesn't understand the concept of waste.

/ February 28, 2014 6:41 pm

A Matter of Dissent

Why re-instituting ROTC was a mistake.

/ February 8, 2014 1:17 am

On the CBO’s Obamacare Report

Why the program is a boon for the middle class.

/ February 4, 2014 12:41 pm

Aleksandar Hemon: The Bard of Bosnia

The Book of My Lives, Reviewed

/ December 9, 2013 8:46 pm

Nelson Mandela at Harvard

In 1998, Nelson Mandela received the third honorary degree ever awarded by Harvard outside of a commencement ceremony or a university anniversary. (The first two recipients being George Washington and Winston Churchill.) In his acceptance speech below, Mandela reflects with wit and humor on the role of intellectuals, and of Harvard in particular, in the democratization of developing nations.   ... Read More

and / November 28, 2013 2:37 pm

Letters from Istanbul

The HPR documents the Gezi Park uprisings earlier this year.

/ November 27, 2013 4:06 pm

Bringing in the Big Guns

An investigation into the opaque and growing links between the DHS, the Pentagon, and domestic law enforcement.

/ October 30, 2013 10:14 pm

Free Speech and the Academy

Brown students were wrong to call down Commissioner Kelly, whether or not Stop and Frisk is justified.

/ October 25, 2013 9:01 pm

Saving Harvard Square

We're surrounded by outposts of bohemia, but without our patronage, they'll disappear.

/ October 14, 2013 12:26 am

The Virtues of Vacation

Reading Bertrand Russell's "In Praise of Idleness," 78 years after publication.

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