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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Condemns Antisemitism at U.S. Colleges Amid Encampment at Harvard

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced “antisemitism on campuses in the United States” in a video statement released just hours after pro-Palestine Harvard students began staging an encampment in Harvard Yard on Wednesday.

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Protesters Disrupt Address by Chinese Ambassador Xie Feng at Harvard Kennedy School Event

Six people disrupted an address by Xie Feng, the Chinese Ambassador to the United States, at the Harvard Kennedy School Saturday morning to protest China’s stance on Tibet, Hong Kong, East Turkestan, and Taiwan.

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‘Mourning into a Movement’: Family Members of George Floyd, Eric Garner Discuss Grief and Activism at IOP Forum

Family members of George Floyd and Eric Garner, who were killed by police, spoke about grief, loss, and activism at a Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics event on Thursday evening.

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‘Off and Running’: HKS Prof. Halla Logadottir Announces Campaign for President of Iceland

Harvard Kennedy School lecturer Halla H. Logadottir, who co-founded the HKS Arctic Initiative, is running to become the next president of Iceland ahead of the country’s June 1 election.

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‘A Season for Governing’: Former Louisiana Governor Talks Political Divides in IOP Forum

Former Louisiana governor John Bel Edwards discussed political partisanship and overcoming ideological divides at a Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics forum on Tuesday.

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10 HLS Faculty Members Sign Letter Condemning House Republicans’ Investigation into Rutgers University

Ten Harvard Law School faculty members signed a letter condemning the House Committee on Education and the Workforce for their recent investigation into the Rutgers University Newark Center for Security, Race, and Rights.


Young Americans Support Biden, Ceasefire in Gaza in Latest Harvard IOP Youth Poll

Young Americans supported a permanent ceasefire in Gaza by a five-to-one ratio, according to the latest iteration of the Harvard Institute of Politics Youth Poll.

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‘Awful, Awful Leader’: Bernie Sanders Condemns Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu at Harvard Talk

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called for a two-state solution to end the war in Israel and Gaza and condemned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for waging war “against the Palestinian people” during a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Friday.

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City Politics

‘Alternative Measures’: How Cambridge Has Tried to Reimagine Policing

The police killing of Sayed Faisal has sparked police reforms and fueled efforts to launch unarmed policing alternatives. Now, officials and activists face the question of how all these initiatives will co-exist — and how the city will reimagine policing overall.

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Former House Speaker McCarthy Talks Trump, 2024 Election at Harvard IOP Forum

Former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy predicted former President Donald Trump would win the presidency if the 2024 election was held today at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Wednesday.

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‘New Cold Wars’: NYT Journalist Talks U.S. Relations With China, Russia at IOP Forum

New York Times journalist David E. Sanger ’82 discussed what is at stake for the U.S. in relation to China and Russia’s ever-growing influence at an HKS Institute of Politics forum on Tuesday.

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‘Old Enough’: First Gen Z House Representative Encourages Youth Politicians at IOP Forum

U.S. Rep. Maxwell A. Frost (D-Fl.) — the first Generation Z politician to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives — encouraged young politicians to run for office and urged voters to think long term at a Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics forum on Friday.

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‘Dangerous’: Rep. Jamie Raskin Says Jan. 6 Should Have Ended the Electoral College at HKS Event

Rep. Jamie B. Raskin ’83 (D-Md.) said the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol should have spelled the end of the Electoral College during a talk at the Harvard Kennedy School Thursday afternoon.

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Central Administration

A Trump Victory in November Could Impact Harvard’s Presidential Search. Here’s How.

As the Harvard Corporation embarks on a search for its 31st president, higher education experts and Harvard insiders said that the outcome of the U.S. presidential election will likely influence who is selected to lead the nation’s oldest academic institution.

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Biden National Security Official Discusses AI and Cybersecurity at Harvard Law School Talk

Deputy National Security Adviser Anne Neuberger discussed how the U.S. government is combating cybersecurity challenges amidst the emergence of artificial intelligence technology at a Harvard Law School talk on Tuesday.