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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.

Melissa Harris-Perry
Politics

MSNBC Host Advocates Political Inclusivity

Nearly 400 attendees crowded into the Radcliffe Institute’s Knafel Center to hear Harris-Perry’s talk, given as this year’s Maurine and Robert Rothschild Lecture.

Stirring of Culture
Politics

Panelists Highlight Art and Culture’s Power in Politics

Art and culture have a large role to play in the politics of the 21st century, a panel of scholars agreed Monday night while discussing past uses of those tools in Colombia and India.

IOP

IOP To Partner with Think Tanks for Congressional Training Program

The Institute of Politics announced Thursday that it would partner with three prominent think tanks to host its biannual conference to prepare new members of the House for their duties on Capitol Hill.

Future of the EU
Politics

Future of the EU

Josep Borrell, former president of the European Parliament, gave a lecture on the future of the European Union at the Center for European Studies on Tuesday afternoon.

Reforma Migratoria
College

Government Grants Temporary Visa to Junior Stuck in Mexico

Dario Guerrero-Meneses ’15 is set to return to Harvard after the federal government granted him a humanitarian visa on Tuesday afternoon to travel back to the United States from Mexico.

Future of the EU
Food and Drink

Today in Photos (10/15/2014)

isis campus reform
Politics

isis campus reform

The Four
Politics

The Four

The four members of the panel conversation, Reform Conservatism: The Future of the Republican Party?, held in the JFK Jr. Forum at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. This conversation panel discussed the new concept of Reform Conservatism and the role it should play in the future of the GOP.

Dynamic Politics
Politics

Dynamic Politics

Ramesh Ponnuru, center, shares his definition of reform conservatism with the attentive crowd in the JFK Jr. Forum at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government on Thursday night.

Student Groups

Affiliates Laud Same-Sex Marriage Decision

The Court on Monday upheld appeals court rulings that struck down gay marriage bans in five states—Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Jocelyne Cesari: Book Talk
Religion

Scholar Discusses Democracy in Islamic States

Cesari, who recently released a book on political systems in Islamic states, said that Islamic states that govern themselves according to both religious and secular principles are not necessarily undemocratic.

Politics

Ex-Latvian Pres. Weighs Russia's Impact on Baltic

Vaira Vike-Freiberga cited the pressure faced by Ukraine and countries that neighbor Russia as an example of structural problems in international politics.

The Vice President
IOP

Joe Biden at the IOP

A Listening Joe
IOP

Invoking U.S. Responsibility, Biden Calls for Global Collaboration in Harvard Speech

Vice President Joseph R. Biden talked foreign policy, the future of the United States, and the ‘bitch’ of being a vice president during a speech at the Institute of Politics on Thursday evening, the focal point of his first official visit to campus since taking office in 2009.

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization