Moving federal transportation policy into the 21st century
Articles By: Will Rafey
Will Rafey '13 was the Interviews Editor of the Harvard Political Review from 2009 to 2010.
Jeffrey Kalmus contends that I have not argued why my previous post, “China in the Lead,” matters. So now I will attempt to do so, echoing and extending what Max wrote in response to Jeffrey yesterday. The biggest reason – perhaps I assumed it was rather self-evident – why the rapid Chinese clean-energy Manhattan project matters is because it proves ... Read More
(Crossposted from the Apollo Alliance Blog) It’s easy to forget that global warming has sparked a global response when the stalemate in Congress over national climate legislation continues, even despite the fact that the latest consequence of our fossil fuel addiction – the “worst” environmental catastrophe in America’s history – flickers across televisions nightly. Yet the global clean energy industry could be ... Read More
Well, not completely. But Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, did boast yesterday that the wine produced in Georgia is simply so good (thanks to his free market reforms) that he hopes the Russians continue their embargo, because to sell it on the Russian market would be a waste – the Russians, he explained, will drink just about anything. If ... Read More
I would like to think that the Committee on African Studies’ decision to hold a panel event entitled “Africa in the Media” together with the Department of African and African American Studies just two weeks after I finished writing an article about the same subject (you can read it here) is more than mere coincidence. Of course I’m biased, but ... Read More