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  • Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Speaks at Harvard
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    Secretary DeVos Remarks at Kennedy School of Government

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made remarks on education. Several students in the audience silently protested her appearance by raising their fists, snapping fingers, and holding up…

  • Elections and Cyber Threats
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    Elections and Cyber Threats

    Former campaign managers for Hillary Clinton and Mitt Romney were among the panelists at a discussion on the 2016 election and growing role of cybersecurity in elections. The campaign managers,…

  • Anne Holton Discusses Public Education in the US
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    Anne Holton on Public Education

    Former Virginia Education Secretary Anne Holton, wife of Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), talked about access to and the quality of public education from the 1950s to the present.

  • American Socialism
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    American Socialism

    Bhaskar Sunkara, the editor and publisher of Jacobin Magazine, talked about politics, economics and the future of the American left during the Trump administration. Jacobin is a print publication…

  • Harvard Law School Hosts Discussion with Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch
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    Criminal Justice and Civil Rights

    Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch, who’s a former Harvard Law School student, returned to her alma mater to speak to students about her career, civil rights, and the criminal justice…

  • Discussion focuses on Russian Hacking
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    Russian Cyber Operations

    Panelists discussed Russian cyber intelligence operations and hacking. “Russian Cyber Operations: 2017 and Beyond” was held by Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government in the Littauer…

  • Harvard 2016 Presidential Campaign Managers Panel
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    Harvard 2016 Presidential Campaign Managers Panel

    Campaign managers from the Clinton and Trump 2016 presidential campaigns discussed the recent campaign in an often contentious forum at Harvard University. “War Stories: Inside Campaign 2016” was a John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum…

  • Discussion Focuses on President Obamas Civil Rights Legacy
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    President Obama's Civil Rights Legacy

    A panel of historians, authors and academics look at civil rights in the age of Obama and what’s ahead for the next administration. This was part of a recent conference on Race and Justice in the Age of Obama at the…

  • Discussion Focuses on President Obamas Civil Rights Legacy
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    President Obama's Legacy on Race and Justice

    A Republican presidential campaign adviser,a former faith adviser to President Obama, historian Mary Frances Berry and others talked about President Obama’s legacy during his time in office. “Obama’s Legacy:…

  • Next Presidents Agenda
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    Next President's Agenda

    Two Republican presidential campaign advisers and two liberal advocates talked about race and justice during the Obama presidency. The panelists also gave advice to the next president. “Looking Forward: Race in…

  • Discussion on Investigative Reporting
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    Investigative Reporting

    Harvard University’s Shorenstein Center hosted a panel discussion with the winners and finalists of the 2016 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting. They spoke about their…

  • Discussion on US Response to Zika Virus
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    U.S. Response to Zika Virus

    Panelists talked about the U.S. response to the Zika virus. The U.S. government was improving its domestic preparedness and response activities in anticipation of an increased number of…

  • emReclaiming Conversationem
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    Reclaiming Conversation

    Professor Sherry Turkle talked about her book Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age, in which she examines the impact of the digital age on traditional conversation.…

  • A Conversation with Justices Scalia and Ginsburg 2014
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    Justices Scalia and Ginsburg on the First Amendment and Freedom

    Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg talked about their views of the First Amendment and the origins and contemporary meanings of freedom. They were also asked questions about National Security Agency…

  • emRepublic Lostem
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    Republic, Lost

    Lawrence Lessig talked about his book, Republic, Lost: The Corruption of Equality and the Steps to End It, about campaign finance and his experiences running for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination.…

  • Maziar Bahari on Iran Imprisonment and emThe Daily Showem
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    Iran Imprisonment and the Daily Show

    After appearing on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” Newsweek reporter Maziar Bahari was arrested and held prisoner in Iran on espionage charges. His imprisonment was the basis…

  • Social Media and Politics
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    Social Media and Politics

    Shira Center moderated a discussion on the effects of social media on the 2016 political campaigns and whether social media was ruining politics. The panelists responded to questions from the student…

  • Discussion on Food Access
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    Food as a Human Right

    Two justice advocates and authors talked about food justice and the basic human right to healthy food both in the U.S. and around the world. Topics included the role of corporations and government in…

  • Discussion on Recovering Wasted Food
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    Recovering Wasted Food

    Food activists talked about hunger and wasted food in the U.S., and their efforts to increase food recovery. Speakers included the former president of Trader Joe’s who opened a store that sells food past its…

  • Eric Cantor on Political DecisionMaking
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    Eric Cantor on Political Decision-Making

    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) talked about the challenges of long-term political decision-making. He discussed immigration, the economic stimulus bill passed in 2009,…

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