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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid expansion represent a significant opportunity to produce better health and economic stability for children and parents together.
Filed in Blog Topics: Ascend at the Aspen Institute
The final day of CityLab featured discussions about government innovation, infrastructure, immigration, and more.
Filed in Blog Topics: 2014 CityLab
Hosted by The Atlantic in partnership with the Aspen Institute and Bloomberg Philanthropies, CityLab is one of our most innovative programs of the year, bringing together more than 300 of the world's top mayors, urban experts, city planners, writers, technologists, economists, and designers.
While trust in government is at an all-time low and partisanship often plagues progress, there seems to be one cause around which leaders on both sides of the aisle are uniting: national service.
Filed in Blog Topics: Franklin Service Project, service year
The methods of human-centered design. Why food security and climate change may become the defining issue for future generations. A (possible) new chapter for relations between India and China. 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
From September 28th through the 30th, the second annual CityLab: Global Solutions to Urban Challenges will bring together 300 global city leaders — mayors, plus urban theorists, city planners, scholars, architects, and artists — to Los Angeles, California, for a series of conversations about urban ideas that are shaping the world's metro centers.
Filed in Blog Topics: 2014 CityLab
The Aspen Institute Faculty Pioneer Awards celebrate educators who demonstrate leadership and risk-taking — and blaze a trail toward curriculum and scholarship that deeply examines the relationships between capital markets, firms, and the public good.
Filed in Blog Topics: Business and Socierty Program, Faculty Pioneer Awards
The Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy called on the nation to make every community in the United States an informed, engaged community.
Filed in Blog Topics: Communications and Society Program, Dialogue on Public Libraries
Dr. Salam Fayyad, former Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority, discusses the necessary next steps for long-term peace between Israel and Palestine.
Filed in Blog Topics: Middle East Programs, Salam Fayyad
How the highest-paid female CEO, born a male, is redefining business. Comparing the health of former college athletes to other students. Imagining the future relationship between Russia and the West. 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

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