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Is daycare causing poverty? Can China stop elephant poaching? Will military routines help incarcerated veterans? 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
Vice President Joe Biden recently spoke at the Aspen Institute Summit on Inequality and Opportunity. Biden discussed root causes of poverty and inequality in America, while separately addressing topics related to terrorism, ISIS, and Syrian refugees.
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Ideas to Go podcast
Three Aspen Institute New Voice Fellows — Rubayat Khan, Dr. Esther Ngumbi and David Kuria — share how technology has informed their strategies to improve global health, as well as the inspiration behind their work.
Filed in Blog Topics: New Voices Fellow
US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer discusses his latest book, "The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities,” as well as his views on abiding by the Constitution in the face of national security threats.
Filed in Blog Topics: Alma and Joseph Gildenhorn Book Series
2015 Preston Robert Tisch Award recipient and Ford Foundation President Darren Walker explains the traits necessary in a modern leader.
Filed in Blog Topics: 2015 Preston Robert Tisch Award in Civic Leadership, Leadership
Maajid Nawaz joined an extremist Islamist group whose mission was to popularize the idea of a Muslim caliphate. But after a five-year prison sentence, Nawaz formally quit the group and has dedicated his energies to challenge the concept of a theocratic caliphate.
Filed in Blog Topics: 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival
This past week Aspen Institute Radio featured conversations from the Inequality and Opportunity Summit held last month in Washington, DC, including conversations on the causes and consequences of economic inequality, using poetry as a tool for radical empathy, and remarks on economic inequality by Vice President Joe Biden.
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Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential historian, offers his perspective on the life and legacy of the 41st US president, which he details in his latest biography "Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush.
Filed in Blog Topics: Alma and Joseph Gildenhorn Book Series
Is tipping passé? Does Africa hold the cure to HIV/AIDs? What can Ronald Reagan teach us about gun control? 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
Recent research suggests that much of what we think about happiness is wrong. Daniel Gilbert, author of “Stumbling on Happiness," hosts this symposium in which experts discuss the science behind what truly makes us happy.
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Ideas to Go podcast

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