In a talk titled “U.S. Policy and the State of Democracy in the Americas,” Peter Quilter addressed current political situations in Latin America and the effects of U.S. involvement in the region.
With Election Day less than three weeks away, students both laughed and gasped while watching Democratic presidential nominee Hillary R. Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump go head to head in the final presidential debate Wednesday night.
With the contentious 2016 presidential election nearing its end, Tom B. Cotton ’99, the Republican U.S. Senator from Arkansas and a Law School alumnus, may have begun to look towards the 2020 election.
Conservative New York Times columnist Ross G. Douthat ‘02 and historian Donald T. Critchlow led a panel discussion on women’s roles, family values, homosexuality, and reproductive policy at the Knafel Center Monday afternoon. The Schlesinger Library hosted the event as a part of an initiative to create a more complete and balanced history of our times.
A panel of commentators Monday evening discussed how current political and societal trends are affecting perceptions of conservatism.
Collins, a senator from Maine, said she has become frustrated by a lack of bipartisan cooperation in government.
Following the heated Presidential town hall debate on Sunday, some Harvard professors expressed concern that the 2016 Presidential campaign has set new standards for norms of aggression and deception.
Bush discussed his efforts to expand school choice and improve school accountability as governor of Florida.
The conference, sponsored by the the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Kennedy School, spanned two days and featured four panels.