JFK's legacy of service and thoughtfulness lives on in the Institute of Politics' John F. Kennedy, Jr. Forum on Harvard's campus.
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American colleges are unique in burdening their students with hefty loans.
HPR interviews Robert Costa, Washington Editor of the National Review, about today's state of media and politics.
AOL and New York Times leaders agree tech is enabling, not destroying, media.
Paternalistic Harvard administrators consider the extension of the smoking ban on campus, making it much more difficult for some students to smoke.
Read a live blog of an address by Chilean Minister of Public Works Laurence Golborne at the JFK Jr. Forum.
Reporting live from the IOP forum on Occupy Wall Street.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
No — that would be a tasteless joke. But they do perform a lot of work for free! As The New York Times explains in a piece that should have been, in retrospect, pretty obvious: Growth of Unpaid Internships May Be Illegal, Officials Say “If you’re a for-profit employer or you want to pursue an internship with a for-profit employer, there aren’t going ... Read More