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What happened to nearly two million “missing” black men? Could school principals be the key to better education? What should the US do to address the atrocities in Syria? 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
Philosopher, cultural theorist, and author Kwame Anthony Appiah rejects the idea that cross-cultural conversations often lead to the discovery of irreconcilable differences.
Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Ideas to Go podcast
How does a food security expert come to terms with her own relationship to food? Can a marine expert bring the fish back to Bali? What’s standing in the way of one man working to build an iron roof for his family? The Moth Radio Hour recently featured these stories — as told by Aspen Institute New Voices Fellows — in an hour-long segment called “Farms, Fish Banks, and an Iron Roof.”
Filed in Blog Topics: New Voices Fellows
Get a real-time glimpse of the on-and-off-stage conversations from the event, which explores new attitudes, opportunities, and challenges for and about people of color in 21st century America.
Filed in Blog Topics: Symposium on the State of Race in America, Communications and Society Program
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

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