Category Archive: Featured Contributors

An (Un)equal State

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Editor’s Note: This article was written by Steven Bartomioli. Steven was born and raised in Connecticut, but now lives in the foothills of the German Alps. He graduated from Norwich University in 2014 with… Continue reading

Pop Politics: What should you watch? — Political Women

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March is Women’s History Month, so why not start out with a few binge-worthy Netflix shows on female representation in politics. Of the 1,963 people who have served in the Senate, only 46… Continue reading

Why are we afraid to talk about Israel?

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As you may know, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Congress yesterday. Some lawmakers came under fire for attending or not attending this speech, which to be honest is merely symbolic. Despite the issues… Continue reading

This Valentine’s Day: Show your Love, No Chains Attached

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Editor’s Note: This is an article that originally ran in the Kennedy School Review. Caitlin Ryan is a Master of Public Policy candidate at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. She previously worked as a management consultant… Continue reading

Review: The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore

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Filling Stephen Colbert’s shoes is quite the challenge, but that is what Larry Wilmore is attempting to accomplish. When CBS announced Stephen Colbert would succeed David Letterman as the host of The Late… Continue reading

Pop Politics: What Should You Watch? — The Story of Three Wars

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Since reading  James Fallows’ “The Tragedy of the American Military,” it’s been been hard to remember a time when we weren’t at war. With our government’s “chickenhawk” political approach to the military, it… Continue reading

Pop Politics: What should you watch?

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As a proponent of the intersections between pop culture and politics, I would like to introduce a new segment called “Pop Politics”. Every Friday afternoon I will suggest what you should binge on… Continue reading

Poverty is not a Culture: The weight of scarcity on American social mobility

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Editors Note: This article was written by Brian Chiglinsky for the Kennedy School Review. Chiglinsky is a 2014 Master in Public Policy graduate of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.… Continue reading

A Tale of Two Montgomerys

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Originally posted on One Montgomery:
As Montgomery County Public Schools become more diverse, our school system is becoming a place of haves and have-nots. But what does that look like from a student’s…