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Racial Disparity in Disaster Response in the United States: A Case Study of Aid Under FEMA

02.9.24

Natural disasters strike Americans indiscriminately; unfortunately, federal disaster relief doesn’t reach them the same way.

Cities and Communities

Stable Signatures: An Effective Route to Regulating AI-Generated Child Sex Abuse Material 

02.5.24

In fall 2023, more than 20 young girls in a small town in southern Spain were targets of naked deep-fake images. Stable signatures may provide a solution.

Business and Regulation

Inclusive Education for a More Compassionate Future

01.24.24

In a country celebrated for being a melting pot, our public school curriculum should be racially, ethnically, and culturally inclusive.

Education, Training and Labor

The Opioid Challenge: Rethinking US Policy for National Security

01.9.24

Amidst the gravest drug crisis in American history, the United States grapples with an incomprehensible death toll exceeding 100,000 fentanyl overdoses in 2021 alone. New foreign policy is needed to secure the border and save lives.

International Relations and Security

Interview with Harvard Professor Graham Allison: U.S.–China Relations

12.19.23

On December 5, 2023, Senior Editor Nikolas Neos spoke with Harvard Professor Graham Allison about US-China relations and what the rising tension between the two countries means for both of them.

International Relations and Security

Interview with U.S. Ambassador (Ret.) Djerejian: U.S. Response to the Israel-Hamas War

11.8.23

On November 3, 2023, HKS Student Policy Review Senior Editor Samriddhi Vij sat down with former U.S. Ambassador to Israel and Syria, Edward Djerejian, to discuss the Israel-Hamas war.

International Relations and Security

The Need to Implement an Age Restriction on U.S. Dietary Supplements 

07.15.23

Young people are especially susceptible to abusing weight loss supplements. Age restrictions will protect them.

Business and Regulation

How Congress Should Regulate AI in the Short-term

07.14.23

Congress must take the existential risks of AI seriously and deploy pre-existing risk assessment tools and regulations to better understand, monitor, and mitigate those risks.

Science, Technology and Data

Special Interests’ Hold on State Courts: The Need for a Fourth Wave of Judicial Election Reform

06.25.23

History presents a clear lesson: when judicial independence and competence wanes, it’s time for meaningful reform.

Democracy and Governance

A House Built on Sand: The Future of Privacy in the US

06.21.23

To borrow a famous legal quip, American privacy is protected merely by a thin layer of common decency, public policy, legislative safeguard, and judicial concern–a four-walled house built on, and of, sand.

Science, Technology and Data

Bridging the Information Gap: AI, Misinformation, and Global Education Reform

06.19.23

“For every dollar and every minute we invest in improving AI, we would be wise to invest a dollar and a minute in exploring and developing human consciousness.” —Yuval Noah Harari1 In June 2020, the veritable explosion of misinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic prompted more than 130 countries to issue a statement on the burgeoning […]

The Army National Guard’s Recruiting Woes: An Experiment to Challenge the Status Quo and Offer Valuable Lessons

06.14.23

To improve recruiting effectiveness, the Army National Guard needs to reconsider its recruiter employment and development practices.

International Relations and Security

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