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Political Correctness Hurts True Debate: Lack of political discourse augurs ill for the future leaders of HKS

By Varun Bhandari “That is a very interesting comment. What do the rest of you think?” said the professor to eye-rolls and muted groans, as yet another dim remark by…

The hidden gem of the HKS clubs

The hidden gem of the HKS clubs

By Ioannis Tsoutsias Harvard Kennedy School is a unique place: I cannot think of many places that can compete with the School in attracting amazing speakers with such ease. My…

Guns for All?

By Jeffrey R. Kushner Traditional attempts to curb gun violence have been unsuccessful. The debate has reached an impasse. It’s time to try a new approach. I have a confession to…

Students Speak Out on Campus: Identity & Diversity Issues Raised

Students Speak Out on Campus: Identity & Diversity Issues Raised

By Tommy Tobin If you’ve been in any of the classrooms this past week at HKS, chances are quite high you’ve seen a question about identity or diversity on campus.…

Sex, Love and Aid

By Kerry Williams Kerry Williams is currently a candidate for a Masters in Public Administration at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (she is both an Edward S. Mason Fellow…

Response to article by Mr. Unny Sankar

By Leonard Ariff Abdul Shatar This article is a cross-Pacific-Ocean response from Leonard Ariff Abdul Shatar, the President, Malaysian Organization of Pharmaceutical Industries (MOPI), to the article “Can the TPPA…

A Middle Eastern Fraternity

By Shimon Shmooely I still remembered the day when my father told me that he had sent money to a Hamas guy. It was after the second Intifada, another round…

Free Speech and “The Offended”?

Free Speech and “The Offended”?

By David Delmar Imagine my shock when, in the course of a lecture at the Harvard Kennedy School, the class was polled about whether satires of the Prophet Muhammad should…

Can the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Cripple Malaysia’s Healthcare System?

By Unny Sankar I was coming out from a pharmacy after buying fever and cough medicine for my four year old son when I saw a poster by local Non-Governmental…

Professional development at HKS: A missed opportunity?

Professional development at HKS:  A missed opportunity?

Both the school and the students need to focus on professional development to make the most of the Kennedy School experience By Varun Bhandari It’s a cold February and recruitment…

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