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Apple’s resistance to the FBI in the San Bernardino iPhone case highlights a number of tensions in American values.
Filed in Blog Topics: Communications & Society Program
This past week Aspen Radio celebrated three years of Spotlight Health, Aspen's premier event focusing on the scientific, cultural and sociological aspects of health and healthcare.
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What has Google learned about team dynamics? What weapons does the Pentagon hope to use against Russia and China? How do low-income students fit in at elite colleges? 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
In 1987, E.D. Hirsch sparked a national debate with his book "Cultural Literacy," claiming that there is a foundation of common knowledge every American should know — and codifying it in a list of 5,000 facts and cultural references. Today, amidst giant demographic and social shifts, the United States needs such common knowledge more than ever.
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Emerging Writer Fellows receive a full scholarship to Summer Words, a six-day literary gathering held annually in Aspen, CO, each June.
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The Aspen Institute is looking for social media ambassadors to attend the Symposium on the State of Race in America in Washington, DC, on March 29, 2016. The Symposium will explore new attitudes, opportunities, and obstacles for and about people of color in 21st century America.
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Learn how architecture, interior design, and art combine to highlight the natural environment on our campus in Aspen, Colorado.
City governments have a unique opportunity to democratically empower their constituents beyond the ballot box. By leveraging digital networks, local municipalities could use the expertise and suggestions of local citizens to solve their most basic and complicated urban problems in real time.
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This past week Aspen Institute Radio featured conversations on Latinos' civic engagement, tackle football's future, and artist-in-residence Cameron Carpenter's touring education initiative.
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How will the Internet of Things change the issue of data security? What is life like for a homeless high schooler in Montana? How can prison education programs help inmates? 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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