The HPR met the following ten individuals at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. They were asked to describe their thoughts and emotions in one word.
“I’m getting paid in experience.” As an intern on Capitol Hill, I hear this line at least twice a day, nearly every day, from my fellow interns hoping to justify their time spent as an unpaid summer intern. Only about one in three interns on the Hill are paid, yet thousands of college students take […]
A day before the horrific shootings at a gay nightclub in Orlando, only rain could have dampened the spirits of both the participants and onlookers of the 2016 Boston Pride Parade—perhaps the shining jewel in the month-long crown of Boston Pride events. Mayor Marty Walsh held a prime position near the front of this year’s […]
Interview with spring 2016 IOP fellow and former Ambassador to China, Gary Locke. A transcript of the interview can be found here. Image source: Associated Press
“I think there is just something so exhilarating about helping things be born–new ideas, new forms, new ways of looking at the world.”
Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders spoke at a Boston rally in early October, discussing issues of inequality, climate change, and mass incarceration.
The HPR profiles a Boston vigil for Syrian refugees.