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Willimon spoke about his writing process and vision for “House of Cards” at the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival.
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Ideas Festival
An estimated 10 million children in the United States between the ages of three and 17 have a developmental disability and that number is rising. Youth sports have proven to increase the health-related quality of life in children.
Filed in Blog Topics: sports and society, Project Play
From combatting the growing obesity epidemic to promoting camaraderie and confidence, sport plays a pivotal role in helping kids become healthy on all levels —physical, social, emotional, and cognitive. Unfortunately, the number of kids participating in sports is decreasing.
Filed in Blog Topics: Sports & Society, Project Play
The Academy Awards recognized some of Hollywood's best this weekend, and in that spirit we talked about some of the biggest issues in entertainment on Aspen Institute Radio.
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Institute Radio
Will forensic sculpture help to solve cold cases? Why is government aid to low-income workers increasing but still not reaching many who need it? How is an indigenous people's jewelry-selling effort being used to fight climate change? Programs at the Aspen Institute have been scouring their respective issue areas to find and share the most insightful and informative links to answer these questions, and more.
Filed in Blog Topics: What We're Reading
This weekend on Aspen Institute Radio we celebrated Presidents Day with an in-depth look at great moments in the history of America's 44 commanders in chief.
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Institute Radio, Listen Longer
At a recent Aspen Words event, New Yorker staff writer George Packer discussed journalism, writing for the New Yorker, and more.
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Words
Could children's stomachs provide clues to autism? Why should we invest in low-income children early on? How is Anonymous attacking ISIS (and why)? Programs at the Aspen Institute have been scouring their respective issue areas to find and share the most insightful and informative links to answer these questions, and more.
Filed in Blog Topics: What We're Reading

The recently released Project Play report "Sport for All, Play for Life: A Playbook to Get Every Kid in the Game" identifies eight key strategies that eight key sectors can use to give all kids the opportunity to be active through sport.

Filed in Blog Topics: sports and society, Project Play
Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL) asked his colleagues in Congress to take a break from fundraising when they are in Washington during the month of February. Deutch’s logic is clear; if lawmakers spent less time calling donors and more time at hearings, studying policy, and getting to know one another then the Congress might function better than it has in years.
Filed in Blog Topics: Congressional Program

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