Spring 2016 IOP Fellows Interview: Anne Hawley

“I think there is just something so exhilarating about helping things be born–new ideas, new forms, new ways of looking at the world.”

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 […]