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Aspen Institute Congressional Program Director and former Congressman Dan Glickman explains why it is time to abolish the Electoral College, an institution he says disenfranchises millions of Americans.
Filed in Blog Topics: Congressional Program
Heather Boushey, author of the upcoming "Finding Time: The Economics of Work-Life Conflict," explains how generous work-life balance policies benefit everyone, including employees, businesses, and the economy as a whole.
Filed in Blog Topics: Economic Opportunities Program
This past week Aspen Institute Radio celebrated International Women's Day by featuring conversations with Tina Tchen, White House assistant to the president and chief of staff to the first lady; Melissa Harris-Perry, Wake Forest University Professor and former MSNBC host; and more.
Filed in Blog Topics: Listen Longer
Eric Liu, director of the Aspen Institute Citizenship and American Identity Program, discusses how presidential candidates are tapping into Americans' sense that they are too small to matter — and how a change to truly help Americans would require busting through what he calls the "opportunity monopoly."
Filed in Blog Topics: Citizenship and American Identity Program
How is a year spent in service connected to higher education? What kind of violence against women exists in politics? Which countries are the best for working women? 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
Sifting through centuries of mythmaking, internationally acclaimed author Reza Aslan sheds new light on one of history'€™s most influential and enigmatic figures by examining Jesus within the context of the times in which he lived: the age of zealotry.
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Ideas to Go podcast
How should the media respond to racial inequality? Consider these suggestions from reporters, editors, producers, executives, and faculty alike.
Filed in Blog Topics: Roundtable on Community Change
While the women’s movement worldwide has been strengthened by its nuanced understanding of how identities and issues overlap, it has often slowed us down when setting agendas and finding consensus for collective action.
Filed in Blog Topics: International Women's Day, Ascend at the Aspen Institute, Global Health and Development Program
The Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program and JobsFirstNYC recently released a report, “Optimizing Talent: The Promise and the Perils of Adapting Sectoral Strategies for Young Workers,” on ways to connect young adults with better jobs. Learn how organizations are using sectoral strategies to address young adult underemployment.
Filed in Blog Topics: Economic Opportunities Program
This past week Aspen Radio features highlights conversations with Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Adam Johnson, author and radio host Michael Eric Dyson, and global health advocate Dr. Fred Sai.
Filed in Blog Topics: Listen Longer

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