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Making Tough Decisions
IOP

Rhode Island Governor Raimondo Makes the Case for Pragmatism in State Government

Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo ’93 made the case for pragmatism in state government at the annual Edwin L. Godkin Lecture hosted at the Harvard Kennedy School Wednesday night.

Marshall Ganz
Harvard Kennedy School

Marshall Ganz

Marshall Ganz is a senior lecturer in Leadership, Organizing, and Civil Society at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Goldsmith Awards at the IOP
IOP

Washington Post Editor Martin Baron Receives Career Achievement Award

Martin Baron, executive editor of the Washington Post, received the Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism at the Harvard Institute of Politics Tuesday.Baron oversaw the Post’s 2014 reporting that revealed the National Security Administration was conducting widespread secret surveillance of civilians.

Harvard Kennedy School
Politics

François Hollande Calls for a 'New Europe' at the Harvard Kennedy School’s European Conference

Former President of France François Hollande delivered the closing remarks for the 2019 European Conference which took place at Harvard Kennedy School this weekend, calling for the creation of a “new Europe.”

HKS Protest
Harvard Kennedy School

HKS Protest

Elizabeth G. Gibbons, one of the student organizers of the rally and a student of lecturer Steve Jarding, gives a short speech calling for the University to allow Jarding to continue to teach at the Kennedy School.

HKS Protest
On Campus

Students Rally Against Steve Jarding’s Termination from Harvard Kennedy School

Students at the Harvard Kennedy School gathered to protest the impending termination of Lecturer Steve Jarding — who teaches one of the school’s most popular courses — at the John F. Kennedy Jr. forum Thursday.

President of Sierra Leone
IOP

President of Sierra Leone Julius Maada Bio Speaks at Harvard Institute of Politics

President of Sierra Leone Julius Maada Bio outlined the current state of Sierra Leone and pushed for greater representation of African nations in international affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics Thursday.

Senator Jeff Flake
IOP

Senator Jeff Flake Insists On Bridging the Partisan Divide at Harvard's Institute of Politics

Former Senator Jeff Flake spoke at the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics Friday and criticized the lack of bipartisan collaboration he witnessed during his career in public service.

Colombian President at the IOP
Commencement

Former Colombian President Santos to Deliver 2019 Harvard Kennedy School Graduation Address

Former Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos will deliver the Harvard Kennedy School’s 2019 graduation address, Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf announced Tuesday.

Don Lemon
IOP

CNN Journalist Don Lemon Addresses Racism and Homophobia Against Journalists at IOP Event

CNN journalist Don C. Lemon addressed the intersections of race, media, and politics at the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics Friday evening. He spoke about how his personal background has created a certain set of expectations for his work.

Ed Markey Policy
IOP

'Failure is Not an Option:' Ed Markey and Caroline Kennedy Talk Environmental Policy at IOP

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) answered questions about the “Green New Deal” — a plan he introduced in Congress with Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) to combat economic inequality and climate change — at the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics Friday.

Isaias Medina
Harvard Kennedy School

Isaias Medina

Isaias A. Medina III is a former United Nations delegate from Venezuela who has been critical of the Maduro administration and is currently studying at the Kennedy School.

Isaias Medina
Politics

Venezuelans at the Harvard Kennedy School Speak Out Against Maduro

In the midst of political and economic turmoil in Venezuela resulting in international efforts to pressure President Nicolás Maduro to cede power, Venezuelans at the Harvard Kennedy School have spoken out with concerns about their country’s future.

State of The Union watch party
IOP

IOP Hosts State of the Union Watch Event, Fellows Share Predictions

Periodic laughter punctuated the live showing of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address at the Institute of Politics John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Tuesday night.

Isaias A. Medina III
Harvard Kennedy School

Isaias A. Medina III

Isaias A. Medina III is a former United Nations delegate from Venezuela who has been critical of the Maduro administration and is currently studying at the Kennedy School.

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