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This past week on Aspen Institute Radio we focused on the politics of economic disparity: a look at how cities can fight against income inequality, and a discussion about the hard truths of dealing with the earnings gap.
Filed in Blog Topics: Listen Longer, Aspen Institute Radio
Do we still need human pilots? Why should the US update its strategy on China? What’s threatening the global fight against HIV? 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
A professor of public policy at Harvard University, Robert D. Putnam has consulted for the last three American presidents and many other leaders around the globe. His latest book is a groundbreaking examination of the growing inequality gap and explores why fewer Americans today have the opportunity for upward mobility.
At a recent convening at the White House co-hosted by the Aspen Institute Center for Native American Youth (CNAY), first lady Michelle Obama acknowledged the issues Native youth face.
Filed in Blog Topics: Center for Native American Youth
This past week on SiriusXM we featured candid talks addressing the racial tension in St. Louis, how the media has been reporting on Ferguson, and the relationship between black youth and the police.
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Institute Radio, Listen Longer, SiriusXM
In his tenure, World Bank President Jim Kim has led major reforms at the Bank, and has both fans and detractors. Who is Kim, and what grounds his choices in this key role?
Filed in Blog Topics: Washington Ideas Roundtable Series
Why are police officers more likely than the general population to commit intimate partner violence? What economic role does art play in Miami's social innovation? What is China doing to increase its land capacity? 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
The "Aspen Ideas to Go" podcast is a weekly show featuring fascinating speakers who have presented at the Aspen Ideas Festival and other public programs offered by the Aspen Institute. This week's episode features musician Jon Batiste, considered to be one of the most exciting and progressive new crossover talents on the scene.
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Ideas to Go podcast
The upcoming Aspen Summer Words Festival, from June 21-26, features an extraordinary lineup of visiting authors. Add these books by Aspen Summer Words' featured Writers to your summer reading list.
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Summer Words
Read the just-released Homeland Security Program Mid-Year Report, reflecting on the year's global security issues.
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Security Forum

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