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Proud to Say it Everyday?

Bella, Lina, and Tony have been at JFKS since Entrance Class. Here is what it means to them to be JFK Lifers, OGs if you will.

Gen Z & The Problematics of Labels

Bella and Lina are joined by Mathilda, Tony, and Sophie to discuss their contributors to the most recent IDEAS journal, which focuses on Labels in Gen Z.

What Does Pride Month Mean to Us?

Bella is joined by Sophie and Lena to discuss Pride month. Then the JFKS community reflects on what Pride month means to them.

Celebrate Juneteenth!

Bella Winger tells us why Juneteenth should be a national holiday. Then JFK students propose 10 holidays that warrant federal recognition.

IDEAS in Solidarity with AAPI

Guests Stephen Lee and Raea Michie join our producer Bella Winger and our IDEAS AAPI Project Manager Lili Smith to discuss the resurgence of anti-Asian violence in the...

New Season, New Journal!

Our new leadership team discusses survey data from the newest IDEAS Journal and shares their visions for the podcast and the journal.

Rush to Schadenfreude?

Special guest Lily Smith joins Lili, Hannah, and Jakob to discuss how and when to be empathic when bad things happen to "bad people". In the wake of the death of Rush ...

BIDEAS 2: Politics of Hope or Politics of Nope?

Special guest Bella joins Hannah, Jakob, and Lili to cautiously explore the promise of hope that the Biden administration will advance the IDEAS agenda.

BIDEAS 1: Our Hopes for Intersecting Values

This episode explores the hopes of some IDEAS members that the Biden administration will advance our ambitious agenda of Identity, Diversity, Empathy, Awareness, and S...


What does MLK mean to the JFK community? We asked them. Here is how our students, parents, and faculty reflect on the legacy and impact of Dr. King.If you enjoy our po...

IDEAS Takes on National Identities, Part II

Lili and Jakob welcome Tiggy, Lena, and Mia, three contributing authors to our most recent edition of the IDEAS Journal.

IDEAS Takes on National Identities, Part I

Lili and Jakob welcome Lena and Malka, two contributing authors to our most recent edition of the IDEAS Journal.

Dissecting Nanette

Hannah, Jakob, and Lili dive into Hannah Gadsby's juggernaut one-person show, Nannette, available on Netflix.

Settle For Biden: The Identity Crisis of the Dems

In the wake of the 2020 Elections, Jakob, Hannah, and Lili grapple with how and why the Democratic Party struggles to establish a identity as a united party that stand...

Dress Codes?

Jakob, Hannah, and Lili grapple with school dress codes as they relate to expression, identity, and politics. It's a live one! Enjoy.

How Do We Remember?

Hannah, Jakob, and Lili are joined by artist and teacher Benjamin Rubloff to discuss problems of memorialization. We dig into how to engage with the Memorial to the Mu...

Trouble at Onkel Toms Cabin

Is Onkel Toms Cabin a Berlin idiosyncrasy with an innocent history? Or just everyday racism? Both? To inaugurate Season Two, Hannah, Jakob, and Lili grapple with how ...

End of a Season, End of an Era

The IDEAS team reflects on what we have accomplished and the mark we hope our fledgling organization has made. Lazar bids a fond farewell to IDEAS Co-Founder, Brian Sa...

Mental Health and Neurodiversity

We gathered three IDEAS members to reflect on three contributions to our most recent IDEAS journal, which focuses on Mental Health and Neurodiversity. We discussed our...

Interrupting Oppression

Two IDEAS members reflect on their experiences participating in an "Interrupting Oppression" workshop and then creating and delivering a workshop for Grade 8 students.

Biracial Students Speak Up! (Live Panel)

In this live panel discussion a handful of biracial students speak to a packed audience about their experiences being biracial at The Kennedy School and beyond. Q&A at...

Celebrating Women! (Live Panel)

It's a live one! IDEAS teamed up with with the Feminist Initiative to pod out in front of an audience of 100 students.

Grappling with Gender After a Long, Cold Protest March

Just hours after the Women's March at Brandenburg Gate, the IDEAS team digs into gender as a problematic construct that challenges adolescent life.

IDEAS Struggles With Identity

The IDEAS team inaugurates our podcast at a sound studio in Berlin to grapple with our identities and expectations around identities.

Welcome to the IDEAS Podcast

IDEAS Director Lena Marzona (Class of 2020) and IDEAS Adviser Daniel Lazar discuss the flow of season one and our effort to find a voice for our fledgling podcast.

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