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How can a new app “shame” water wasters? Should companies be penalized for not paying their workers a living wage? After one year in office, how has President Narendra Modi changed ties between the India and the US? 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.
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The first annual Kennedy Center/Aspen Institute Arts Summit brought together a cross-section of leaders in education, law, technology, music, and entertainment for a series of candid discussions on the role the arts can play in addressing major societal issues.
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May 29th is the second #ProofPointDay, an annual celebration to bring visibility and voice to the hundreds of thousands of first-generation college graduates (FGs) in the US — reinforcing what is possible and inspiring the next generation.
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Youth culture and technology expert Danah Boyd talks with The Atlantic’s Hanna Rosin about what Boyd sees as the major myths regarding teens’ use of social media, exploring tropes about identity, privacy, safety, danger, and bullying.
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This past week Aspen Institute Radio celebrated Memorial Day, featuring stories about the challenges and opportunities for the 21st century veteran, and what it means for America to be a military superpower.
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What impact does banning mobile phones have on students’ grades? How much should we rely on other countries’ armies for our own national security? What’s allowing for the tide of fake medicines globally? 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 Aspen Strategy Group Director Nicholas Burns and ASG member and Brookings Institution President Strobe Talbott discussing Russia and Putinism.
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Ideas to Go podcast
We need to create an environment that will allow organizations to stay focused, grow slow and stick with a community long enough to raise a child. The next big idea to end poverty is to stay small.
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This past week, Aspen Institute Radio featured highlights from the recent 2015 Symposium on the State of Race in America, including talks on policing after the riots in Ferguson and the death of Eric Garner, data-driven discrimination, and jobs for people of color in the 'new economy.'
Filed in Blog Topics: Listen Longer, State of Race, new economy
Winner of the 2014 National Book Award, "Redeployment" takes readers to the front lines of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Author Phil Klay reads from and discusses this collection of short stories, which asks readers to understand what happened there, and what happened to the soldiers who returned.
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