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PepsiCo CEO, “Americanah” Author, Income Inequality, And More: Our Most-Viewed Videos of 2014

December 16, 2014  • Kathryn Le Dain, Guest Blogger

2014 Aspen Ideas Festival speakers such as former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton topped our most-vewed video list this year. Other popular videos on our YouTube channel include issues such as the Pentagon’s counterterrorism operations, the Chinese economic model, and Deepak Chopra discussing self-directed biological transformation, among other topics.

Scroll down to watch conversations featuring PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi, “Americanah” Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, economist Robert Reich discussing income inequality, and more. And visit our YouTube channel to see all of our videos.


Conversation with Admiral William McRaven from the 2012 Aspen Security Forum

While this conversation took place at the 2012 Aspen Ideas Forum, viewers continue to watch Adm. William McRaven, commander of the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) discusses the ever-expanding role of SOCOM in counterterrorism operations around the world.


Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in Conversation with Damian Woetzel

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie discusses her novels “Americanah” and “Half of a Yellow Sun.”  


China and Democracy

Venture capitalist Eric X. Li, Claremont McKenna College government professor Minxin Pei, and The Atlantic National Correspondent James Fallows discuss the likely next stages for the world’s most populous and (until recently) fastest-growing nation.


The Politics and Economics of Inequality

Former US Secretary of Labor and University of California at Berkeley public policy professor Robert Reich examines what’s happened to income and wealth in this country, why it’s a problem, and what we can expect in future years.


Conversation with PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi and David Bradley

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi discusses work-life balance as a female executive, and more.


Self Directed Biological Transformation (SDBT) featuring Deepak Chopra

Author and public speaker Dr. Deepak Chopra explains the concept of self-directed biological transformation. 


2014 Afternoon of Conversation

An afternoon at the 2014 Aspen Ideas festival. Featuring conversations with: Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former UK Prime minister Tony Blair, Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust, and others.