What keeps many academically successful, low-income students from going to college? (Hint: It's not the cost.) What can Disney Pixar teach us about creativity in the workplace? How will climate change impact global food security? 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.
Scroll down to see tweets from across the Institute this week about what's topical right now. Follow our @AspenInstitute list on Twitter for updates and to keep up with each program's events, video, and experts, and let us know what you're reading in the comments section below.
Author Maria Semple interviewed by her brother, columnist Lo Semple, at an Aspen Writer's Foundation Winter Words event.
The Supreme Court’s decision yesterday in the McCutcheon case was another huge blow to American democracy. With this decision, the US no longer has any meaningful way of controlling the flow of money into politics.