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Lawmakers in California are forging a political path that protects and prioritizes the needs of kids. The state has led the way in ensuring that kids from all socioeconomic backgrounds have schools that are equipped with 21st Century technology.
Filed in Blog Topics: 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival
In looking at the next 50 years or so, it seems that there are certain demographic factors that are bound to play an important role in shaping religious life in America.
Filed in Blog Topics: 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival
The speakers at the Afternoon of Conversation covered wide ground at the 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival. On education, innovation, and race, the speakers struck a chord not only by relating to the human experience, but also by pushing contrarian views.
Filed in Blog Topics: 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival
"When the cinematic experience hits an emotional chord, it can leave us enraged, awestruck, or inspired, and motivate us to seek change." -Hilary Sparrow, senior supervising producer at Vulcan Productions
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The inspirational, determined, and brilliant panelists discussing violence and racism in America at the 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival did not mince their words. They described the nearly overwhelming scope of the challenge and ensured that no one in the audience underestimated the arduous path ahead to rebuilding trust and restoring peace in American communities.
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Dutch composer Merlijn Twaalfhoven reacts to religious author and expert Karen Armstrong's 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival panel, "Is Religion Really Violent?"
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Journalist and New York Times best-selling author Sam Kean discussed the findings in his new book on the brain, "The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons."
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The ways in which water has already become central to the conversation runs the gambit, from unbelievable live-art to discussions of how to maintain the ocean’s bounty for future generations.
Filed in Blog Topics: 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival
If we are going to do anything worthwhile as a global community, we must prepare a generation of young people with the skills and commitments to be audacious problem-solvers.
Filed in Blog Topics: 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival
Dr. Vivek Murthy is pushing the boundaries of what it means to be the surgeon general of the United States, and this was evident in his presence at Spotlight Health at the 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival.
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