On Monday, March 18, the Aspen Institute will launch its first-ever program dedicated to veterans issues, the Aspen Institute Veterans Initiative.
Joyce Klein is the Director of the Aspen Institute microenterprise Fund for Innovation, Effectiveness, Learning and Dissemination (FIELD).
We've all heard, and seen the data, that small businesses are an important source of job growth. But what about the smallest businesses—microenterprises? Do these businesses—food trucks, home day-care providers, landscapers, small construction contractors—also support jobs? Are they relevant in addressing our nation’s employment challenges?
At the latest Alma and Joseph Gildenhorn Book Series event, the New York Times' David Leonhardt, in discussion with the Wall Street Journal's David Wessel, offered a Washington, DC, audience his take on the present state of affairs on US spending and potential sources for revenue.
“It’s hard to remember what the theater was like before Joe,” said Shakespeare Theatre Company Artistic Director Michael Kahn of the genre-changing, Public Theater founder Joseph Papp.
Today's jobs report, looking at February employment numbers, exceeded expectations in regards to total jobs added, 236,000, and the overall unemployment rate, which fell to 7.7% from 7.9% last month.
Today, March 8, is International Women's Day.
Next Monday, March 11, New York Times Washington Bureau Chief David Leonhardt will discuss the federal deficit and his new e-book Here's the Deal (New York Times/Byliner) in Washington DC at the Institute's Alma and Joseph Gildenhorn Book
The Aspen Institute’s Aspen Writers’ Foundation recently hosted a hilarious session of banter between friends and short-story standouts Karen Russell, whose debut novel Swamplandia! propel
With snow heading toward our offices in Aspen and DC, it's proving true that March comes in like a lion, as the saying goes. Our events this month will keep you engaged and inspired no matter the weather.