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Idrees M. Kahloon

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Delegates Unbound

Caucuses should go the way of superdelegates—straight to the dustbin of history.

Where Your UC Student Life Fee Goes
Undergraduate Council

Where Your UC Student Activities Fee Goes

In theory, most undergraduates at Harvard have a stake in UC funding policies. To finance student events, the College requests undergraduates pay a $75 UC Activities fee each academic year. Here is where their money goes.

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Media and the Man

Put simply, the reason people are voting for Donald Trump is that people want to vote for Donald Trump.

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Trumped Up

Bipartisanship has long been lionized, but its core assumption is that both parties have reasonable ideas that emerge from respectful differences of opinion.

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Change You Can Temporarily Believe In

Though much remains for the establishment to fret about, it may just be that, these days, the silent and sullen majority stays home—dejected and demobilized, unenthused with the establishment but not wholeheartedly committed to its undoing.

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Clinton on the Trail

Clinton seems to be drifting into a familiar panicky pattern that forebodes future setbacks: her fondness for employing family consiglieri to do the dirty work, as if none of the stink will ever make its way back to her.

Harvard Business School
FAS

Faculty Overwhelmingly Donate to Clinton

Ninety-one percent of contributions to current presidential candidates made by Harvard faculty, instructors, and researchers in 2015 went to former Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton.

Islam and Civil Liberties Graph
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Islam and Civil Liberties Graph

Islam and Gender Equality
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Islam and Gender Equality

Islam and Democracy Graph
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Islam and Democracy Graph

Ranking Muslim Constitutions
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Ranking Muslim Constitutions

Islam and Democracy Graph
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Islam and Democracy

​Countries with more references to Islam in their constitutions tend to have worse human rights and democracy records. But that may not necessarily be antithetical with liberal democracy.

Holiday Placemats
Op Eds

The Placemat Problem

Presenting unglorified talking points not only wrongly attempts to stifle debate, but also stands in stark contradiction to the mission of the College to transform students “with exposure to new ideas, new ways of understanding, and new ways of knowing.”

Involvement in House Life by House

Overall House Satisfaction