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My Experience at a Trump Rally

Anonymous submission When a classmate of mine asked if I wanted to go to a Trump rally in New Hampshire, I was hesitant. I didn’t support Trump and I was…

Being Republican at Harvard

Being Republican at Harvard

By Ivan Rahman, MPP 2018 I am jealous of Republicans at Harvard. I am jealous because, being the political minority at Harvard, they get to have their views fundamentally challenged…

Donald Trump’s Victory and the Generational Divide within the Asian American Community

Donald Trump’s Victory and the Generational Divide within the Asian American Community

Photo Credits: NBC News and LA Times By Hudson Leung (MPA/MBA Tuck, 2019) and Wilson Tong (MPA/MBA Wharton, 2018) It was 5:30AM on Election Day, and we were both awake…

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?”…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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