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IOP

Former UN Security Council President Talks China

Former United Nations Security Council president Kishore Mahbubani argued that the U.S. needs to begin considering a world in which China is the primary superpower on Wednesday night.

Decision Making with Eric Cantor
On Campus

Eric Cantor Discusses 'Short-Termism' in Politics

Former U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric I. Cantor spoke about the challenges of long-term political decisionmaking in an address at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Monday.

In the Studio
College

Photos of the Day (04/01/2015)

Summers and Furman at the IOP
IOP

Obama Colleagues Summers and Furman Talk Economic Growth

Former University President Larry Summers and Jason L. Furman ‘92, the current Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, discussed domestic economic growth at a packed JFK Jr. Forum at the IOP Monday night.

Ishmael Khaldi on the importance of minorities in Israel
Student Groups

Ishmael Khaldi on the importance of minorities in Israel

Ishmael Khaldi details some of his own experiences of being a Muslim Bedouin minority in Israel and being the first Bedouin diplomat in the Israeli Foreign Ministry. Khaldi discussed the significance of being a minority and their rights in Israel.

Soda Stream Machine
Politics

HUDS Suspends Purchases from Israeli Soda Company

Until last April, HUDS had been purchasing water machines from a company recently acquired by SodaStream, an Israeli company that specializes in do-it-yourself soda and water machines.

Vivek Murphy
Politics

Senate Approves Med School Prof. Murthy as Surgeon General

Though President Barack Obama nominated Murthy for the position in Nov. 2013, conservative members of Congress objected to his history of political activism.

IOP on Election Night 2
IOP

Election Watchers Gather at Packed IOP

Democrats and Republicans attended the IOP's election watch party on Tuesday night and watched as the GOP regained a majority in the U.S. Senate.

Charlie Baker Elected Massachusetts Governor

Decision 2014

GOTV
College

Days Before Election, Students Brave Snow and Hit the Trail

College Democrats and Republicans said they believed their last-minute campaigning could have an important impact on election night outcomes.

City Politics

Campaign Roundup: Baker Has Slight Lead in Gov. Race

With Election Day just ten days away, polls show Republican Charles D. Baker ’79 with a narrow lead over the veteran Massachusetts Democrat and Attorney General Martha M. Coakley in a heated race for governor.

Rape Culture
Undergraduate Council

Rape Culture

The Undergraduate Harvard Political Union hosts a discussion "Sexual Assault & Rape Culture" in the Lowell House Junior Common Room Thursday evening in which students voiced concerns and recommendations to improve communications and university response moving forward.

Pussy Riot + IOP
IOP

Pussy Riot Members Speak of Protest, Imprisonment at IOP

Two founding members of the Russian punk rock protest group Pussy Riot spoke out strongly against Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday night at a forum at the Institute of Politics, raising awareness of what they consider to be oppression propagated by Putin in their country.

IOP Fall 2014 Fellows
IOP

Former Governor, Biden’s Sister Among Fall IOP Fellows

Former Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire, Valerie Biden Owens, columnist Kristen Soltis Anderson, former Turner Broadcasting Systems CEO Phil Kent, former RNC chairman Frank Fahrenkopf, and health care consultant Anton J. Gunn will lead study groups and campus events.

IOP

IOP Panelists Discuss Ukraine’s Uncertain Future

A forum at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum discussed Russia’s alleged occupation of Crimea, an autonomous republic of Ukraine, on Tuesday night.

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard