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Christopher L. Foote
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Christopher L. Foote

Christopher L. Foote is a Professor of the Practice of Economics and a research economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

Jill E. Stein
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Leading the Charge for the World You Deserve

Many in your class will have the option to join the ranks of the most privileged and powerful. But you also have the option to take another road, to challenge that world of power and privilege, and to transform it.

Christopher L. Foote
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Go for the Why

Defining a career in terms of what you can do for others gives your work meaning that lasts longer than the fleeting rewards of the hedonic treadmill.

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Unionizing against Sexual Violence

Existing University structures have repeatedly failed our students. The University has repeatedly shown that it cares more about maintaining its prestige and reputation than the wellbeing of its members.

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Community Policing at Harvard

As the head of the Harvard University Police Department, I have set high expectations for my officers and myself, and it is my hope that every interaction that students, faculty, and staff have with a member of the force is a positive one.

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The Indecorous HGSU-UAW

The HGSU-UAW rushes on, but for it to be a durable institution that brings meaningful, positive change to Harvard, it must start thinking beyond the merely legal.

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We Assumed Wrongly

Dominguez should have never been allowed to become my professor. Harvard allowed us to look up to him by remaining silent.

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A Different Kind of Harvard House

At its very essence, public service celebrates the very best of humanity: people selflessly committing to making the world a more equitable place.

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All in the Family: Finding Criminals Through the DNA of their Relatives

Even in light of recent privacy breaches involving companies like Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, Californian authorities did the right thing in the interests of justice and public safety and, against the odds, hit the jackpot.

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The Girls' Club

Let’s get together as women to celebrate both the big and small victories. Let’s elevate one another and remember to pull other women forward as we advance in our own careers.

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The Case for Housing Reform

For a school that focuses so much on equality and fairness, there is a glaring absence of either in the housing lottery.

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Our Space, Our Voice: Welcome from Act on a Dream

There is no single story of migration, but we can still build solidarity by listening to each other and sharing resources and tools.

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Is Personal Accountability a Thing of the Past?

This was an incident where an adult made choices—choices that led directly to an interaction with law enforcement—and these choices have consequences.

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Toward a Better Israel-Palestine Conversation

The current conversation regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, both within Harvard’s Jewish and Arab communities and on campus as a whole, lacks nuance.

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A Message to Prospective Conservatives

I won’t tell you that being a Harvard Republican will always be easy. It won’t. But I will strongly encourage you to resist shying away from this campus for that reason.

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