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The Israel-Palestine Debate
Harvard Kennedy School

Professors Push One-State Solution

Bashir Bashir, an adjunct lecturer in the department of political science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Leila Farsakh, associate professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, proposed a binational solution to the conflict over the division of land that comprises Israel and its occupied territories during a talk at the Kennedy School of Government yesterday.

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Former Afghan Ambassador Appointed Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School

Former ambassador of Afghanistan Said Tayeb Jawad has been named the inaugural Fisher Family Fellow to the Future of Diplomacy Project at Harvard Kennedy School, officials announced earlier this week.

pornography of power
On Campus

pornography of power

Timothy Patrick McCarthy, Director of the Human Rights and Social Movements Program, left, and Robert Scheer, journalist and editor-in-chief of Truthdig, right, discuss "The Pornography of Power: Lies, Injustice, and the American Way" at the Harvard Kennedy School last night. The event was the first in HKS's Activist Studios, a monthy series of public conversations on human rights.

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Journalist Critiques Politics

Robert Scheer, author, journalist, and editor of the online political magazine Truthdig, challenged his audience to understand the financial sector ...

Religion

Conservative Policies Alienate Youth from Evangelical Protestantism

Harvard Kennedy School professor, Robert D. Putnam, recently published an editorial claiming that conservative views have caused youth to turn away from the Evangelical Protestant church.

Too Big to Fail
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Too Big to Fail

Sheila C. Bair, chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, discusses how to end the idea of "too big to fail" and speaks on the implications of the new financial reform law before taking questions from the audience at the JFK Jr. Forum yesterday. "Even as we deal with the aftermath of the current [economic] crisis," she said, "we know there are new problems on the horizon."

Too Big to Fail
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FDIC Chair Sheila Bair Defends Financial Reform

Chairwoman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Sheila C. Bair explained why, in her view, the recently passed financial reform ...

Politics

Middle Eastern CEOs Discuss Challenges

A panel of three Middle Eastern CEOs discussed the opportunities and challenges of doing business in the Middle East at the Kennedy School last night before dozens of entrepreneurs from the Arab world as part of a week-long AllWorld Summit.

World Economic Forum
On Campus

World Economic Forum

HLS Professor David W. Kennedy discusses the importance of bridging design, law, and politics in a conference with the World Economic Forum at the Graduate School of Design yesterday.

College

Grieving Mother Turns Life Around, Wins Harvard Kennedy School Activist Award

When Susan Burton’s five-year-old son was hit and killed by a car in 1981, she turned to cocaine.

On Campus

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Harvard undergraduate and graduate students advocate for a $5 billion increase in PEPFAR funds at the Rally to Fight AIDS organized by the Global Health and AIDS Coalition last Friday outside the Kennedy School of Government.

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HKS Grad's Digital Diploma Not Recognized in Azerbaijan

It seems that degree we all work so hard for may not be worth the same to everyone. The country ...

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United Arab Emirates To Donate $1 Million to Harvard Kennedy School

The Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court will donate $1 million to fund a fellowship for students from the United Arab Emirates to study at Harvard Kennedy School.

Panelists Discuss Presidential Debates
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IOP Panelists Discuss Presidential Debates

Former Mass Governor Michael S. Dukakis and journalist Charles Gibson spoke at an Institute of Politics forum last night.

Baroness speaks about EU
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Baroness speaks about EU

Baroness Catherine Ashton spoke about foreign affairs and the European Union yesterday at the Sackler Museum. Her speech, "The European Union Facing Global Challenges," was the 19th annual Paul-Henri Spaak lecture presented by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. Baroness Ashton serves as High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the European Union.

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