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Should US military veterans receive a guaranteed income? How did an anti-malaria program end up causing environmental problems? Why is sand trading becoming a threat to Singapore? 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
Global remittances — transfers of money from individuals in a foreign country to their home communities — represent $414 billion in capital flow to the developing world, and are projected to rise to $534 billion by 2015.
Filed in Blog Topics: Diaspora Investment Alliance
Many commented on the warm, personal relationship that seems to be developing between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Obama, but the truth is the relationship is much deeper than just two individuals.
Filed in Blog Topics: aspen strategy group
Together with Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson, Peter Orszag and John Bridgeland talked about how data collection and analysis can help drive institutions toward better policies.
Filed in Blog Topics: Alma and Joseph Gildenhorn Book Series
This week's episode of Aspen Institute Radio looked past partisan commentary following President Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union to consider the issues of bipartisanship in American politics, as well as several key issue areas in our country: immigration, economic inequality, and the minimum wage.
Filed in Blog Topics: Listen Longer
At the Business Education Symposium, participants discuss how MBA education can be changed to improve employment practices and the economy.
Filed in Blog Topics: Business & Society Program
The report we release today, "Sport for All, Play for Life: A Playbook to Get Every Kid in the Game," offers an ambitious plan to reimagine organized youth sports, prioritizing health and inclusion, while recognizing the benefits of unstructured play.
Filed in Blog Topics: sports and society, Project Play
What is the first new antibiotic in 30 years? How does climate change impact Native Americans? Why should we change the Africa narrative? 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
Core American values — of opportunity, hard work, responsibility, and fair play — are called into question when 10.6 million working Americans live in poverty and tens of millions more have incomes just above that threshold, but to date our choice has been to do very little to protect those values. New ideas are needed to restore the promise of work.
Filed in Blog Topics: Economic Opportunities Program
The centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s recent State of the Union address was about middle-class economics. In his 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival lecture on the politics and Economics of Inequality, public policy professor and former US Secretary of Labor Robert Reich discussed why this issue of widening inequality is so critical, and what he thought should be done about it.
Filed in Blog Topics: 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival, Robert Reich

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