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Hacking the Election: A Panel on Electoral Security

Hacking the Election: A Panel on Electoral Security

By David Duesing, MPP 2018 In light of accusations of both domestic and international interference in this year’s election from both parties’ presidential candidates, the JFK Jr. Forum hosted a…

A Defense of Safe Spaces or What’s the Point of an Affinity Group Anyway?

A Defense of Safe Spaces or What’s the Point of an Affinity Group Anyway?

Photo credit: HKS Magazine By Andy Vo, MPP 2017 In response to “You’re Already in a Safe Space” by Zouhair Mazouz, MPP 2017 “What’s the point of a Chinatown anyway?”…

“What Would Brandeis Do?” Jeffrey Rosen Discusses Free Speech in a Digital World

“What Would Brandeis Do?” Jeffrey Rosen Discusses Free Speech in a Digital World

By Wei Luo, MPP 2017 On October 13, the Shorenstein Center hosted Jeffrey Rosen for the Richard S. Salant Lecture on Freedom of the Press. Mr. Rosen is the President…

PPPs as a Mechanism for Social Enterprises to Impact at Scale

PPPs as a Mechanism for Social Enterprises to Impact at Scale

Photo credit: UN By Vinay Nagaraju, MC/MPA and Mason Fellow 2017 Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) and social enterprises seem to exist in disparate worlds, but there is more opportunity for synergy…

Staying Positive in Politics: Q&A with State Rep Caroline Simmons

Staying Positive in Politics: Q&A with State Rep Caroline Simmons

  By Neil Thomas, MPP 2018 John Cassidy at The New Yorker called the October 9th town-hall debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump ‘the darkest and nastiest Presidential debate…

Namibian President Hage Geingob Discusses Building a United, Peaceful Nation

Namibian President Hage Geingob Discusses Building a United, Peaceful Nation

  By John Dong, MPP 2018 On Wednesday, September 28th, the JFK Jr. Forum warmly welcomed the President of Namibia, His Excellency Dr. Hage Geingob, for a public address moderated…

How to Support Harvard Dining Workers During the Strike

How to Support Harvard Dining Workers During the Strike

Photo Credit: Local 26 By Ivan Rahman, MPP 2018 While sitting in my last negotiation class with Professor Brian Mandell, I could hear the chanting and drumming of the Harvard…

You’re Already in a Safe Space

You’re Already in a Safe Space

By Zouhair Mazouz, MPP 2017 Picture source: washingtonexaminer.com Full disclosure: That night, I meant to stir the pot. In the 2015 academic year, I had made a point out of…

Jeb Bush Delivers Edwin L. Godkin Lecture at HKS

Jeb Bush Delivers Edwin L. Godkin Lecture at HKS

By David Duesing, MPP 2018 On Thursday, September 29, the Kennedy School was excited to receive former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. In a speech co-moderated by HKS professor Paul E.…

A Conversation with Shorenstein Center Director Nicco Mele

A Conversation with Shorenstein Center Director Nicco Mele

By Wei Luo, MPP 2017 On Friday September 30, The Citizen had a chance to sit down with Nicco Mele, the director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and…