Feelin’ the Bern in Boston: Perspectives from the Sanders Rally

Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders spoke at a Boston rally in early October, discussing issues of inequality, climate change, and mass incarceration.

Voices for the Voiceless

The HPR profiles a Boston vigil for Syrian refugees.

Pink Out for Planned Parenthood

The Cambridge community shows solidarity with the reproductive health organization following a contentious congressional hearing.

Fast Food Workers Fight for $15 Minimum Wage

Across the country today, fast food workers are walking off the job to show their support of increasing the minimum wage to $15 per hour. The economic justice campaign, known as “Fight for $15,” has been described as the “largest-ever mobilization of underpaid workers,” with rallies taking place in over 200 cities. In Boston, #WageAction supporters gathered at the Harvard Square […]

Harvard Heat Week Civil Disobedience Begins

Updated: 12:45 p.m. April 13, 2015 On Sunday evening, members of the group Divest Harvard launched a mass sit-in around Massachusetts Hall, heralding the beginning of Harvard Heat Week. By 9 p.m. over 150 students, alumni and community members surrounded the office of Drew Faust, calling for Harvard to divest its $35.9 billion endowment of fossil fuels. The action […]

Interview with IOP Fellow Matt Lira

Jenny Choi sits down with Spring 2015 IOP Fellow and Republican Strategist Matt Lira to discuss the role of technology in campaigns and civic engagement, the future of the Republican party, and his predictions for 2016. You can access additional content by subscribing to our YouTube channel and visiting our iTunes page.