By Jonathan Iwry The last few decades, particularly since the start of the 21st century, have seen a significant rise in polarization. Politically, American society is fundamentally divided, and tensions are running high. It might [...]
On Thursday, the Scottish people voted in a referendum to remain a part of the United Kingdom rather than form their own independent country. It’s a clear vote in favor of unity, but that’s still [...]
By Anthony Cruz Richard L. “Jake” Siewert served as White House Press Secretary during the Clinton administration and in the Treasury Department under the Obama administration. He is currently Global Head of Corporate Communications [...]
On August 30 Donald Tusk, the first Prime Minister of Poland to have been re-elected in the post-Communist period, took over the steers of the European Council replacing the Belgian Herman van Rompuy. He is [...]
The Penn Political Review was founded in 2003 as The Soapbox Magazine and has grown over the past 10 years to include a wide spectrum of student, faculty, and guest opinions from the University of Pennsylvania community. Our articles are chosen by a non-partisan Editorial Board that seeks incisive, provocative pieces representing the views of Penn’s diverse community. We also love political cartoons and art and have a tradition of featuring the best ones as our cover art.
John M. Bridgeland Director, White House Domestic Policy Council (2001-2004)
Joseph A. Califano, Jr. U.S. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare (1977-1979)
Connie Morella U.S. Congresswoman (1987-2003), U.S. Ambassador to the OECD (2003-2007)