The origin of street art is as mysterious and obscured as the people who create it. Historians have traced its roots back to the 1st century B.C.E. when Roman citizens scribbled messages to each other on the dry brick walls. Yet, it wasn’t until the French Revolution’s iconoclasm era, when rebels defaced high-end art to … Read more
Since the death of George Floyd on May 25, Minnesotans have woken up each day to a changed world. First, when news of Floyd’s death flooded media headlines, the community reacted with grief and outrage as activists quickly organized peaceful protests. Just days later, the sunrise was accompanied by smoldering fires and shattered glass as … Read more
The Harvard Political Review’s Swathi Kella speaks with the Crystal Sprague, the executive director of Global G.L.O.W., to discuss how COVID-19 has affected the organization’s programs to empower women. Edited by Ryan Golemme Share your stories of COVID-19 with the HPR here: docs.google.com/a/college.harvard…dit?usp=drive_web Learn more about Global G.L.O.W. at https://globalgirlsglow.orgEmail: email@example.comTwitter: @globalgirlsglowTo learn more about Global G.L.O.W. … Read more
In response to growing fears over the spread of coronavirus in the U.S., Harvard University administration had students evacuate their dorms in a week’s time. The Harvard Political Review follows some of the experiences that students went through.
HPR Associate Covers Editor Kendrick Foster sits down with Fall 2019 IOP Fellow and former Vice President of Panama Isabel de Saint Malo to discuss Panama’s foreign policy, the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, and public service.
Following the 2018 midterm elections, HPR Associate Managing Editor Jacob Link sits down with Joe Heck, former Republican congressman from Nevada, and Amy Dacey, former CEO of the Democratic National Committee and former executive director of EMILY’S List, to discuss the election outcomes and what they mean for the future of America. http://harvardpolitics.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Midterm-Podcast.mp3
Hundreds of Bostonians took to the Common on Thursday to advocate for the protection of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. Many see Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ resignation as Trump’s newest attempt to exert control over the investigation. Amid chants of “Enough is enough!” and “Come on Congress do your job!”, children colored-in handmade protest signs … Read more
Photo by Lindsey Bouldin At the election watch party at the Institute of Politics, the atmosphere was brimming with chatter and excitement. All around the room, students and politically active citizens were glued to their laptop screens and the screens of the large televisions on the wall. The flags of all America’s states were on … Read more
From the vault: HPR’s Multimedia Team sat down with IOP Spring 2016 Fellow General James Hill to discuss his career in the US Army and more.
HPR’s Interviews Editor, Marty Berger, interviews Spring 2017 IOP Fellow Gil Kerlikowske about his experiences as the former Commissioner of US Customs and Border Control and, before that, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy.