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Katrina’s devastation was, in some measure, due to the mistakes of people. And the recovery is, by every measure, due to the hard work of people.
Filed in Blog Topics: The Franklin Project
On the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, how has New Orleans changed? Could imaging software replace the biopsy in diagnosing breast cancer? Why is the world’s most valuable art disappearing? 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
Mr. Trump may be surging in the Republican primary, but he has it all wrong on immigration and our relationship with our southern neighbor. His views aren’t just incorrect, they are harmful to Americans of all descents.
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Institute Latinos and Society, Election 2016
If we use science and technology to solve problems associated with aging and we develop new social norms and lifestyles, the entire life course can be redesigned in ways that dramatically improve quality of life at all ages.
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Ideas to Go podcast
New Orleans' recovery showed the world that service thrives in the space between those giant problems we cannot easily solve nor conscionably ignore.
Filed in Blog Topics: The Franklin Project
As global stock markets rebound after "Black Monday," debate over how China's economic slowdown will impact the world economy continues. Former US Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson spoke about his recent book, "Dealing with China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower,” as part of the McCloskey Speaker Series in Aspen, CO, and outlined the steps needed to build a bright economic future for the US.
Filed in Blog Topics: McCloskey Speaker Series
“I am a firm believer that kids don’t drop out of college freshmen year, they drop out in the third grade.”
Filed in Blog Topics: 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival
This past week Aspen Institute Radio focused on political leaders discussing some of the biggest issues of their careers, including talks with Sen. Mitch McConnell, former US Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, and former President and first lady Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter.
Filed in Blog Topics: Listen Longer
Should children specialize in just one sport? Why isn’t the US paying more attention to preventing cervical cancer? Should law schools be a thing of the past? 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
This episode features a discussion moderated by "The Atlantic" national correspondent Jeffrey Goldberg featuring New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and "The Atlantic" national correspondent Ta-Nehisi Coates discussing America's homicide, violent crime, and mass incarceration problems.
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Ideas to Go podcast

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