On the Newsstand:IOP

, and / February 27, 2014 2:34 am

On the Record: Spring 2014 IOP Fellow Bob White

  Osaremen Okolo interviews Spring 2014 IOP Fellow Bob White, the founding partner of Bain Capital and political wingman of Mitt Romney, to discuss his personal career and involvement in supporting Romney’s political campaigns. Bob White’s IOP study group, called “The ‘Wingman’ in the War Room: A Private Sector Perspective on Presidential Politics” takes place on Tuesdays at 4pm in ... Read More

/ November 19, 2013 11:31 pm

The Thought Behind the JFK, Jr. Forum

JFK's legacy of service and thoughtfulness lives on in the Institute of Politics' John F. Kennedy, Jr. Forum on Harvard's campus.

/ November 19, 2013 12:08 pm

Student Loans: The Other Debt Crisis

American colleges are unique in burdening their students with hefty loans.

/ October 26, 2013 10:39 am

Robert Costa: Washington Editor of National Review

HPR interviews Robert Costa, Washington Editor of the National Review, about today's state of media and politics.

/ September 10, 2013 9:44 am

Engineering New Media

AOL and New York Times leaders agree tech is enabling, not destroying, media.

/ March 26, 2012 7:26 pm

The Truly Persecuted Harvard Minority

Paternalistic Harvard administrators consider the extension of the smoking ban on campus, making it much more difficult for some students to smoke.

/ March 26, 2012 6:10 pm

Live Blog: A Public Address by Laurence Golborne

Read a live blog of an address by Chilean Minister of Public Works Laurence Golborne at the JFK Jr. Forum.

/ October 13, 2011 10:26 pm

Too Big to Fail

#firstworldproblems With Real Consequences

and / October 13, 2011 6:04 pm

LIVEBLOG: “We Are the 99 Percent” Forum at the IOP

Reporting live from the IOP forum on Occupy Wall Street.

/ May 2, 2011 3:07 am

Fixing the Brew: How to Make the Tea Party More Viable

Critics claim the Tea Party is not a viable force in the political lexicon long-term. Naji Filali has some friendly advice for changing that.

/ January 16, 2011 10:40 pm

For These Are Jolly Good Fellows

Harvard University’s Institute of Politics has announced the selection of six individuals who will serve as Resident Fellows during the 2011 spring semester.  The group is made up of two former United States Representatives, three former political advisors from United States governmental offices, and a former speechwriter from the Bush administration.  According to Eric Andersen, the Fellows Program Director at ... Read More

/ May 3, 2010 5:26 am

Not Victims: Another Case Against the Clubs

I want to comment on Sam’s final club post from the other day, which I find compelling but nevertheless insufficient. Let me try to explain why. Sam gives us the standard-line “progressive critique” of the clubs. His is an argument that’s been made many times before — by the likes of April Yee here, Sabrina Lee here, and most recently by ... Read More

/ April 29, 2010 11:29 pm

Delayed Development, No Political Communication: Harvard in Allston

Bill Purcell, the current director of Harvard’s Institute of Politics and former mayor of Nashville, is set to resign and take on greater responsibilities in advising Harvard University on its Allston development plans and on its role as Co-Chair of the Allston Work Team, The Crimson reported last week. Despite a few vocal Allston community members’ suspicions of about nearly ... Read More

/ April 26, 2010 12:56 pm

Serfs Up! Unpaid Interns and the Culture of Dependence

I’m posting the column that was scheduled to run in this week’s Harvard Independent… until the issue was canceled. This is an elaboration of my views on the unpaid internship debate, which has been a hot topic on the HPRgument lately. See Max’s initial post and my response. Serfs Up! – Unpaid Interns and the Culture of Dependence The Obama ... Read More

/ April 20, 2010 11:44 am

Georgian President Vows “No Wine For Russia” at IOP

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

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