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John Oliver Oversimplifies the Charter School Debate

John Oliver Oversimplifies the Charter School Debate

By Matt Bubley, MPA 2018 What Last Week Tonight gets wrong – and right – about charters. The long segment on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver has a rare…

US Government Green-Lights Self-Driving Cars

US Government Green-Lights Self-Driving Cars

By Sasha Ramani, MPP 2018 Self-driving cars have the potential to save thousands of lives, and a friendly regulatory atmosphere can encourage innovation into this burgeoning field. However, they may…

KSSG Elections: Students Share Their Vision as They Vie for Votes

KSSG Elections: Students Share Their Vision as They Vie for Votes

By Ivan Rahman, MPP 2018 On September 13th, over 100 students packed the JFK Jr. Forum. Okendo Lewis-Gayle, HKS Election Chair, stood tall, in a beige suit behind the podium.…

Hexit? The Rise of Anti-China and Independence Parties in Hong Kong Rattles Beijing

Hexit? The Rise of Anti-China and Independence Parties in Hong Kong Rattles Beijing

By Sasha Ramani, MPP 2018 Hong Kong’s Legislative election on September 4th saw newindependence-leaning candidates winning seats in the territory’s Legislative Council (LegCo). Traditionally, Hong Kong’s politics have been divided…

Oliver Stone Discusses Snowden

Oliver Stone Discusses Snowden

By David Duesing, MPP 2018 On Monday, September 12, the JFK Jr. Forum received the Academy Award-winning director, screenwriter and producer Oliver Stone in a conversation moderated by a man…

HKS Serves: 2016 Day of Service

HKS Serves: 2016 Day of Service

By Wei Luo, MPP 2017 On Saturday September 10, students and staff joined with community partners for HKS Serves, the Kennedy School’s signature day of service. The Citizen followed a…