This past week Aspen Institute Radio featured some of the latest sessions around the Institute, including conversations with former Central Intelligence Agency Director Michael Morell, White House Assistant to the President Cecilia Muñoz, and US Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera.
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The Great War of Our Time: Book Chat with Michael Morell
Gain an insider’s perspective on national security issues spanning the past three decades, including the birth of Islamic terrorism, 9/11, and ISIS, through a conversation with Michael Morell, former deputy director and acting director of the CIA, on his new book, “The Great War of Our Time.”
Aspen Words Presents: Juan Felipe Herrera at Winter Words 2016
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Equity and Opportunity: A Conversation with Cecilia Muñoz
Making investments in individuals is essential when addressing inequality, but what if we were to partner with city mayors and community leaders to transform entire neighborhoods? Cecilia Muñoz, White House assistant to the president and director of the Domestic Policy Council, discusses this place-based perspective at the Aspen Institute Summit on Inequality and Opportunity.
Shop ‘til Who Drops? Exploring Retail Jobs this Holiday Season
The holidays are a critical time for retail companies and workers. Spending during this time impacts the paychecks, schedules, and work-life balance of 15 million retail workers in the United States, who make up more than 10 percent of total US employment. For these workers, the holidays often amplify the year-round job stress they already face, including stress caused by unpredictable and changing work schedules, on-call shifts that may not materialize, and unexpected early dismissals.