The Aspen Institute will host its 2016 State of Race Symposium in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, March 29th. In honor of the event, Aspen Institute Radio featured highlights of some important moments from previous symposiums.
Mar 25 2016
By Mary Catherine Bitter, Guest Blogger
How can a virtual reality device help diagnose concussions? Could throwing out the resume help young people find jobs? What legal issues burden America's homeless population?
Mar 24 2016
By Marci Krivonen, Guest Blogger
What has the Obama Administration done for women and girls? How will their women and girls initiatives continue after the president leaves office?
Mar 23 2016
Tech policy expert Alec Ross, author of "The Industries of the Future," explains how the rise of new technologies will change our economy, society, and world.
Mar 22 2016
By Sarah Silverblatt-Buser, Guest Blogger
The recent thaw of relations between Cuba and the United States is significant at the global level, but it affects citizens, both American and Cuban, at a personal level as well. Aspen Institute Special Projects Associate Sarah Silverblatt-Buser describes her time in Cuba, and her hopes for the country's future.
Mar 22 2016
By Natalie Foster & Carolyn Zelikow, Guest Bloggers
At SXSW, the Future of Work Initiative aimed to answer big questions about the on-demand economy.
Mar 21 2016
President Barack Obama’s visit marks a new direction. But it is the next president and the next Cuban leader who will have the real work before them.
Mar 21 2016
By Institute Staff
This past week Aspen Institute Radio featured discussions on innovation, technology, and society. The episode includes conversations about how the industries of the future will lead us, solve complex problems in cities, and change the way we produce and consume energy.
Mar 18 2016
How can Americans bust through opportunity monopolies and find economic success? Has diplomacy been effective in Syria? What happens when women in the developing world are educated and empowered to make choices in their lives? 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.
Mar 17 2016
By Libby Reder, Guest Blogger
The Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative is searching for answers on how to best advance and protect the economic interest of Americans in the rapidly-growing economy of shared goods and services. Here, we seek to understand what we know about work and workers in the on-demand economy.