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.
Pulitzer Prize Winner Linda Greenhouse Lectures on Supreme Court’s Role in Threatening Civil Society
Pulitzer Prize winner and Harvard Law School lecturer Linda J. Greenhouse ’68 spoke to a packed room of University affiliates about the role of the Supreme Court in threatening civil society Wednesday evening.
University President Lawrence S. Bacow returned to Washington, D.C., for the second time during his presidency to lobby federal lawmakers and a White House staffer to increase research funding, bolster immigration protections, and avoid another government shutdown on Thursday.
Howard Schultz — the former CEO of Starbucks — visited Cambridge to promote his book “From the Ground Up: A Journey to Reimagine the Promise of America.” The demonstration was part of a “coordinated effort across the country” by local chapters of Indivisible — a liberal grassroots organization — to oppose Shultz.
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.
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.
Five international students who study nonviolent solutions to political conflict have been named to the Harvard Kennedy School’s first class of Topol Research Fellows.
Harvard, in conjunction with a coalition of universities across Massachusetts and the country, slammed United States Secretary of Education Betsy D. DeVos’s proposed changes to Title IX rules in comments published last week.
Come February, some Harvard researchers might not receive their paychecks on time because of the ongoing partial federal government shutdown.
President Donald Trump’s former Chief Economic Advisor and nine other prominent political figures will join the Institute of Politics’ spring cohort of fellows, the IOP announced Thursday.
Due to his immigration status, Jin K. Park ’18-19 — the first ever Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals beneficiary to win the Rhodes Scholarship — could be denied reentry into the United States if he leaves to pursue a master's at Oxford.
Senator and Harvard Law School professor emerita Elizabeth A. Warren announced her bid Monday for the United States presidency in 2020 by establishing an exploratory committee, one of the first formal steps to launching a presidential campaign.
Harvard signed onto an amicus brief Friday that objects to Trump administration visa policy changes made in August that tightened visa overstay rules for international students. The University joins 64 other institutions of higher education in signing the brief.