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President-elect Joe Biden pledged multiple times on the campaign trail to alleviate debt. Many of Biden’s supporters, however, remain skeptical as to whether the incoming administration will deliver on its promise to alleviate the financial anxiety facing millions of Americans.
IOP Student Leaders Laud Decision to Remove U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik ’06 From Senior Advisory Committee
Student leaders at the Institute of Politics lauded the IOP’s decision to remove U.S. Representative Elise M. Stefanik ’06 (R-N.Y.) from its Senior Advisory Committee on Tuesday.
Twelve Harvard faculty joined more than 300 American historians and legal scholars in signing an open letter calling for President Donald J. Trump to be impeached for the second time in his presidential term.
U.S. Representative Elise M. Stefanik ’06 (R-N.Y.) was removed from the Institute of Politics’ Senior Advisory Committee Tuesday morning, Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf announced in a letter sent to members of the committee.
The storming of the U.S. Capitol building by a pro-Trump mob Wednesday drew shock, anger, and horror from Harvard University administrators, who called for a renewed commitment to truth and democracy.
Faculty and researchers at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy said the role of digital platforms in catalyzing the pro-Trump mob that stormed the Capitol Wednesday exposed an acute need for media accountability.
Newly elected members of the 117th Congress convened virtually earlier this month for a bipartisan orientation hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics.
Center for Policing Equity Co-Founder Discusses Reimagining Community Safety at Kennedy School Event
Center for Policing Equity co-founder Tracie L. Keesee spoke about using scientific methods to advance police reform at a Kennedy School event Wednesday.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda K. L. Ardern shared her vision for leadership before a record-breaking audience of thousands at a virtual John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Tuesday — the largest since the event series moved online in March.
U.S. Representative Ayanna S. Pressley (D-Mass.) encouraged students to fight for transformative, radical policies at an Institute of Politics JFK Jr. Forum event Tuesday.
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren said the coronavirus-driven economic crisis has wreaked extensive damage on industries disrupted by social-distancing recommendations and travel bans.
Several political analysts reflected on the 2020 election in a webinar hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics on Thursday.
Journalist and political analyst Mina Al-Oraibi discussed the United States’ declining reputation in the Arab world at a Harvard Kennedy School event Thursday afternoon.
Harvard professors analyzed how the 2020 presidential election revealed the domestic and international consequences of political polarization at a Weatherhead Center forum.
Following the Harvard Kennedy School of Government’s release of its annual diversity report, school affiliates said they were “disappointed” at the newest numbers, which show that the school’s faculty and student body remains overwhelmingly white and male.
Ahead of Election Day, Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow, Provost Alan M. Garber ’76, and the 14 deans of the University’s schools sent an email to affiliates Friday morning urging them to vote and reaffirming the “values that bind us together as a community.”
Pulitzer-Prize winning Washington Post columnist Eugene H. Robinson spoke about the role of journalism in the 2020 presidential election at an IOP JFK Jr. Forum lecture Wednesday.
Former International Monetary Fund and French Treasury official Jean-Pierre Landau laid out two potential paths to confront the pandemic’s effects on global finance in a webinar hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School Wednesday evening.
Award-Winning Journalists Discuss Current Challenges for Local Newspapers at Shorenstein Center Event
Award-winning journalists James Goodman, David Von Drehle, and Nancy Kaffer discussed the challenges facing local newsrooms in the age of COVID-19 at a webinar Friday.
Harvard Kennedy School students say they are conflicted about spring plans following the school’s decision to offer in-person classes for international students in the spring.
Young Americans are on track to turn out to vote in higher numbers than in the historic 2008 elections, according to the Harvard Institute of Politics Youth Poll released Monday.
UT Austin Professor Talks Fact-Checking Misinformation on Social Media in Shorenstein Center Speaker Series
University of Texas at Austin communications professor Natalie J. Stroud discussed her research on correcting misperceptions of news spread through social media on Wednesday.
Harvard Kennedy School to Offer In-Person Classes for International Students, Allow Limited Access to Campus
Harvard Kennedy School plans to offer a hybrid of in-person and remote classes to its students for the spring semester, Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf wrote in an email Tuesday.
Harvard Kennedy School professor Joseph E. Aldy discussed how policymakers can learn from past models to maximize the impact of current American energy legislation at a Monday webinar hosted by the Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.