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The former University president recommended policies such as progressive taxation and infrastructure investment in front of a crowded audience.
Students from around the country participate in a study group to discuss how to connect young people with politics.
Student representatives from 27 colleges participated in a two-day conference focused on issues of voter registration and civic involvement.
Harvard Kennedy School research fellow Vera Mironova, not pictured in this photo, draws a crowd on Thursday afternoon as she talks and takes questions about rebel fighters in the Middle East. Having traveled to Syria and nearby countries, Mironova spoke about the dynamics of rebel recruitment and cross-organizational flow in rebel institutions.
Hosted by the Harvard Political Union, the debate covered topics ranging from income inequality to campaign finance to foreign policy.
Noam Chomsky and Assistant Professor Brandon M. Terry discussed the Black Lives Matter movement, domestic economic policy, and America’s foreign policy at the Institute of Politics Monday night.
Barak—a former Israeli prime minister and defense minister—called for greater American support for Israeli defense.
Members of the Harvard Republican Club and other students watch the Republican primary debate on CNN. The event filled three rooms at the IOP.
Donald Trump's animated performance at the Republican presidential debate triggered laughter and dismay at watch parties.
Seated alongside Kennedy School professor Graham T. Allison, former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak discusses both the nuclear treaty and Palestine in a Thursday night appearance at the Institute of Politics.
The three participants in the discussion differed in how they weighed the concessions made by the United States and its partners in the deal against the at least temporary deceleration of Iran’s nuclear program.
The IOP announced on Thursday its fall class of resident and visiting fellows, which will include Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman and longtime CNN anchor Candy A. Crowley.
In the election, Prime Minister David Cameron retained his position as the UK’s Conservative Party received 51 percent of votes and 331 seats in Parliament. The Labour Party, led by Ed Miliband, received 36 percent of votes and 232 seats.