On the Newsstand:South Africa

/ March 19, 2014 10:53 pm

Still a Long Walk to Freedom: South Africa After Mandela

In Madela's wake, South Africa continues to shape its future.

/ March 1, 2014 3:38 pm

The Silent Treatment

The real stakes in the Israel academic boycott debate...

/ March 28, 2013 10:15 am

The Return of Empire in Africa?

On growing Chinese economic ties to Africa

/ March 20, 2013 2:58 am

Dragged Behind the Van: Police Brutality in South Africa

The African state's exceedingly violent police force

/ October 2, 2012 12:04 am

Does Divestment Work?

Harvard can respond to the coming energy-climate challenge by divesting from certain fossil fuels.

/ May 29, 2012 11:40 am

Globalization and Revitalizing Endangered Languages

The case for maintaining languages

/ April 9, 2012 12:10 am

The Changing Shape of Aid

Corporate colonialism is here to stay.

/ February 13, 2012 10:10 am

An Enduring Love and Loyalty

For over thirty years, Farah Pahlavi has been forbidden from setting foot in the country she once ruled. Married in 1959 to Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, she reigned alongside him until the 1979 Islamic Revolution made pariahs of Iran’s powerful royal family, forcing them into the nightmare of exile. In her 2004 memoir An Enduring Love: My Life with the Shah, Pahlavi chronicles this nightmare and the years leading up to it with a bias only a proud leader could possess.

/ February 4, 2012 8:42 pm

King Abdullah II of Jordan: Modern Monarch and Would-Be Peacemaker?

In his memoir, Our Last Best Chance, King Abdullah II of Jordan tells a story that is at once personal and political. His powerful message on the centrality of the resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to future peace and stability provides an intimate look at the contested and conflict-ridden history of the modern Middle East. After generations of gridlock, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict may seem to have become an unstable and wholly inadequate status quo. There may be few, if any, more chances for peace.

and / January 25, 2012 12:36 pm

Building a Nation

The Roadmap to South Africa’s Constitution

/ December 7, 2011 8:27 pm

The Constitution

A Transformative Reflection

/ November 28, 2011 12:41 pm

Great Expectations for UN Climate Talks in Durban

While the U.S. flounders in the face of irreversible danger, climate finance and mitigation remain possible hopes

/ May 25, 2010 12:55 pm

Too Real for the Big Screen?

Two sci-fi allegories provoke unjust criticism

and / March 31, 2010 4:17 pm

Can Soccer Save South Africa?

High expectations mask tough realities

and / March 30, 2010 7:37 am

The Spring 2010 Issue of the HPR is out!

The Spring 2010 issue of the Harvard Political Review is available here in an online browseable pdf format. Most articles are also now available on HarvardPoliticalReview.com, and the rest will be rolling out soon. Harvard students, look for print copies in your house dining halls starting on Wednesday, and in Annenberg on Friday and Saturday! COVERS SECTION: AFRICA: READY TO ... Read More

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