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What Now? How to move forward despite political divides.


Our first episode of 2021! We recorded this episode in the last weeks of 2020 – a year that revealed the best and the worst sides of our country. As we grappled with these 2 dualities, our team wanted to reflect on how we communicate moving forward, and bridge the divides: between accountability and unity, […]


Interview with Jestina Mukoko and Ilaria Allegrozzi: Human Rights in Zimbabwe and Cameroon


During a recent interview, Jestina Mukoko and Ilaria Allegrozzi answered questions from APJ’s Brice Ngameni (Lead Interview Editor), regarding human rights conditions in Zimbabwe and Cameroon respectively. Jestina Mukoko is a prominent human rights activist in Zimbabwe who currently serves as director of the Zimbabwe Peace Project. In 2008, she was unlawfully abducted and detained […]

Historic moment: Joe Biden sworn in, as Kamala Harris takes oath as the first African-American Vice President in US history


Joseph R Biden has been sworn in as the 46th President of the United States of America. Mr. Biden won the US presidential election in November 2020 with 306 electoral colleges. Kamala Harris, who was Joe Biden’s vice-presidential pick made history after she took an oath of office in a colorful ceremony at the Capitol […]

The Bifurcation of International Cyber Norms: Navigating the Space In-Between


In this article, Lionel Oh discusses the concerning trend of bifurcation in the development of international norms governing the cyber domain, driven by tensions between major powers and competing visions of cyberspace. He outlines the diplomatic challenges that Singapore faces in light of such divergence, and explores how Singapore might continue to further her foreign policy interests amidst this splintering global landscape.

How inclusive is the green economy?


Amanda, Rose, Emily and Rani are four final year Master’s in Public Policy Students at the Harvard Kennedy School dedicated to dismantling systems of oppression and creating an inclusive climate industry. They created this website to highlight the gender and racial gaps in the climate industry. [iframe src=”https://ranimurali412.github.io/code4policy-team-a1/” width=”100%” height=”1000″ scrolling=”auto” ]

Gatekeeping Power: The Case for Desegregating Male-Exclusive Fraternities


In 1954, Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka struck down racial segregation as unconstitutional. The understanding that moved the Supreme Court to overturn the precedent established in Plessy v. Ferguson involved recognizing the harms dealt by a philosophy of racial exclusion grounded in the belief that separate could be equal. And while American society […]

“This Country”: The 2020 election has irrevocably destroyed American exceptionalism


On the cusp of President Biden’s time in office, the temptation to look forward to what the Biden administration will be able to accomplish is irresistible. I want to think about Covid-19 vaccine rollouts, qualified and diverse cabinet nominees, and policies that will move towards dismantling white supremacy. Instead, though, I am left looking backward […]

Don’t Let Them Steal Our Sky


“Really?” the grandchildren asked, “The sky was that blue?”

DSA Muslim Caucus: a New Home for the Muslim Left


“Even if the end of time is upon you and you have a seedling in your hand, plant it.”

A protestor holds a sign reading "Ron Johnson R are the 99%"

Ron Johnson: Senator for the Rich


Wisconsin’s political history has no shortage of embarrassments, from Joseph McCarthy to modern Republican demagogues like Scott Walker and Reince Priebus. Ron Johnson has contributed to that legacy of shame with gusto.

Capitol Rioters Have Not Lost Control


With more pro-Trump actions planned before Joe Biden’s inauguration, it is crucial we address the real shortcomings of Capitol Police: their sympathy towards and involvement in white supremacy. 

Flame Bearers with Becky Sauerbrunn (USA): Soccer and Equal Pay


Flame Bearers: The Women Athletes Carrying Tokyo’s Torch brings 2021 female Olympians’ and Paralympians’ experiences to life, giving them a platform of celebration and an opportunity to share their learnings. Its purpose is to provide opportunity for both athletes and listeners alike: For women Olympians and Paralympians to share their dreams, struggles, and lessons of mental […]

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