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Ask What You Can Occupy

Ask What You Can Occupy

By Ben Beachy and Jason Rowe Since the Occupy movement entered the gates of Harvard Yard, too much discussion has focused on the gates themselves, not the responsibility of those…

Security Assurance for North Korea

By Sujoyini Mandal, Opinions Columnist, MPP ‘13 Will security assurance counter North Korea’s increasingly aggressive stance on nuclear weapons? This was the essential question at two recent Belfer Center events…

The HKS endowment pays for your education – just don’t ask how

By Alexi White, Opinions Editor, MPP ‘13 In fiscal year 2011, HKS collected $37.3 million in revenue from investment income, the annual return on our $1 billion endowment. About half…

People are not “illegal.” We should know words matter.

By Sophie Brion, MPP ‘12 In a recent class, our discussion turned to the ubiquitous topic of immigration. As per the Kennedy School usual, the comments were informed and thoughtful.…

Diversity: What’s it Good For?

By Brian Hull, MPP2 Recently, an email was sent out by KSSG that contained an image depicting a certain female Black student as “Muffy,” the monkey character from the cartoon…

Occupy Harvard is Poorly Conceived

By Alex Pak, HBS Class of 2013 As much as I am a fan of both social movements and camping, what is occurring on our campus under the guise of…

An Interview with Val Kalende: LGBT Activism in Uganda

By Matt Bieber, News Writer, MPP/MDiv ‘13 pbieber@mail.harvard.edu In October of 2009, MP David Bahati introduced the Anti-Homosexuality Bill in the Ugandan Parliament.  The bill [link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-Homosexuality_Bill] – which proposed…

The KSSG Progress Report

By Zachary Rosenfeld, Assistant News Editor, MPP ‘13 We have just a few updates this week. Kevin Chee’s Finance Committee has formed three new sub-committees to work on transparency, funding…

From Central Bank Governor to Central Bank Firefighter: Lucas Papademos Assumes Role As Greek Interim Prime Minister

From Central Bank Governor to Central Bank Firefighter: Lucas Papademos Assumes Role As Greek Interim Prime Minister

By Zachary Rosenfeld, Assistant News Editor, MPP ‘13 As one of the chief architects of Greek monetary policy during the 1990s, Lucas Papademos helped his country to stabilize the value…

HKS Students Eat the Way the World Eats

By Dharana Rijal, News Writer, MPP ‘13 A week before Thanksgiving, the 2nd HKS Annual Hunger Banquet brought together students to share an unusual meal and reflect on the issues…

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