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Featuring Michael Sandel, professor of political philosophy at Harvard University and author of The Tyranny of Merit: What’s Become of the Common Good, in conversation with Elliot Gerson, executive vice president at the Aspen Institute. Sandel has been described as “the most popular professor in the world.” In his forthcoming book to be released in September 2020, he examines how we define success and how our meritocracy is hurting the common good. Can we be hopeful for a future that...
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The Great Resignation. Striketober. The Facebook Whistleblower. Netflix Walkouts. Time and again, U.S. workers have been the key actors in news headlines this fall. Worker actions have taken a stunning diversity of shapes, from traditional strikes, to Congressional testimony, to quitting jobs by the millions. After decades in decline, could this be an inflection point for worker power in the U.S.? This webinar offered a deeper look at these headlines, exploring how class, race, gender and...
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Launch of the Aspen Institute Science & Society Program and book talk on "Navigating the Maze: How Science and Technology Policies Shape America and the World," by Michael S. Lubell, Mark W. Zemansky Professor of Physics, The City College of CUNY, New York, NY Through research, outreach, and various convening formats, the Science & Society Program, launched in 2019, endeavors to explain, connect, and maximize the benefits of science, technology, and innovation, while striving...
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In her latest New York Times bestselling book, Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, psychotherapist and Atlantic “Dear Therapist” columnist Lori Gottlieb explores the human condition through the lives of four of her patients—and a fifth one, herself. Through this disarmingly funny, thought-provoking, and boldly revealing memoir, Gottlieb reveals our collective blind spots. Tara Westover, author of the runaway hit Educated, joins Gottlieb to examine the truths and fictions we tell ourselves...
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Has the great American experiment in liberty gone off the rails? Best-selling novelist, public radio host, and acclaimed cultural critic Kurt Andersen tackles that question in his latest book, Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History, due out in September. Get a sneak preview of this provocative chronicle of magical thinking and make-believe that provides a new paradigm for understanding the post-factual present, in which reality and illusion are dangerously blurred. Featuring:...
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About Narrative Economics: In a world in which internet troll farms attempt to influence foreign elections, can we afford to ignore the power of viral stories to affect economies? In this groundbreaking book, Nobel Prize–winning economist and New York Times bestselling author Robert Shiller offers a new way to think about the economy and economic change. Using a rich array of historical examples and data, Shiller argues that studying popular stories that affect individual and collective...
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Although death is every bit as much a part of life as birth, we pretend it isn’t there. Perhaps it’s time that changed. The soon-to-be released HBO documentary Alternate Endings: Six New Ways to Die in America, tackles this final taboo. Join the filmmakers for a sneak peek and a frank discussion about end of life options. How might we design more meaningful deaths?
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Climate change poses an existential threat to our planet and our society. Schools must take climate action by reducing their carbon emissions, adapting and building resilience to climate impacts, and educating students to be leaders in a more sustainable and equitable future. Hear our K12 Climate Action commissioners share what parents and caregivers can do to help their children’s schools take climate action.
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The poetic expression of DeWall's pottery, paired with specific placement brings the arts and craft movement ot a new level.
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How can SRHR funding reflect the priorities of the community leaders who are actually doing the work? What does global philanthropy need to learn from those on the frontlines? This session is a conversation aimed at providing philanthropic institutions (and those in their orbit) clarity on best practices for centering the lived realities of SRHR activists whose visibility, power and rage drive the movement. SPEAKERS Everjoice Win I Executive Director of The Shine Campaign, Zimbabwe Roseline...
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December 15, 2021 Ananta Aspen Centre hosted Florence Parly, the Minister for the Armed Forces of France to discuss a rules-based Indo-Pacific region.
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The rising influence of fundamentalist movements in public policy spaces is increasingly blurring the boundaries between governments and religion. This poses renewed threats that could reverse the gains made in advancing sexual and reproductive rights. This panel brings together advocates, researchers, practitioners, policymakers of diverse backgrounds to talk about the growing threat of fundamentalists movements to SRHR with a view to drawing lessons for more effective approaches in countering...
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Speaker: Anja Manuel, Director, Aspen Strategy Group
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June 4, 2021 Learn about "The Dilemmas of Doing Science in Mexico" in the Aspen MX Webinar, where distinguished panelists analyze the challenges and opportunities of scientific work in Mexico. Participants: - William Lee Alardín, Coordinator of Scientific Research at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. - Susana López Charretón, Researcher at the Institute of Biotechnology of the National Autonomous University of Mexico. - José Mustre de León, General Director of the...
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Lack of affordable, reliable, and efficient transportation options is one of the most common challenges for low-income workers and job seekers, and, by extension, their employers. Americans spend an average of 18 percent of household income on transportation and the poorest one-fifth of families spend more than twice as much; the vast majority of these transportation costs are for buying, operating, and maintaining an automobile. Public transportation can be a much cheaper option, but millions...
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John Galer, Assistant Vice President, National Security Space, AIA Erin Miller, Executive Director, Space ISAC Sam Visner, Technical Fellow, The MITRE Corporation Moderator: Joseph Marks, Reporter, The Washington Post
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From public health officials on TV to caring family members in our homes, we’re all receiving daily reminders about the need for frequent hand washing to prevent the spread of coronavirus. But a deeper look at today’s culture of skincare reveals that most of our standards of cleanliness are less related to health than most people think. In his new book Clean: The New Science of Skin, doctor and journalist James Hamblin explores the surprising and unintended effects of our hygiene practices...
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We've known for a long time that social determinants have an outsized effect on health outcomes. So what are we going to do about it? Focus on social justice, advises Dave Chokshi. This conversation was recorded during Aspen Ideas: Health in Aspen, Colorado. Presented by the Aspen Institute, the three-day event opens the Aspen Ideas Festival and features more than 200 speakers engaging with urgent health care challenges and exploring cutting-edge innovations in medicine and science. Learn more...
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The NeuroArts Blueprint is an action plan of bold, culture-changing steps that partners science, the arts, and technology to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities around the globe. Johns Hopkins University and the Aspen Institute are spearheading this initiative. At the core of being human, the arts are a vibrant path to health, community, and possibility. Join Renee Fleming, Francis Collins, and the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater for this online premier celebrating the...
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Children and families with low incomes are resilient. They deserve more than the status quo, where our systems leave them few pathways for achieving their dreams. Kwame Anku, Aspen Institute Ascend Fellow and CEO and chairman of the Black Star Fund shared his powerful idea for disrupting systems to ensure prosperity and well-being for all children and families at the 2019 Aspen Forum on Children and Families.
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Originally recorded by Sydney Pollack over two days at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Watts, LA, in 1972, and then brought to life decades later by producer Alan Elliot, Amazing Grace is a raw and unfettered documentary of the live recording of the incomparable gospel music album. Join us for a screening of the film that captures the majestic Franklin at the height of her artistry, and which Rolling Stone describes as “…the closest thing to witnessing a miracle,” followed by...
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The sequencing of the human genome – a complete map of the body’s three million base pairs – opened a window into disease processes, led to new diagnostic tools and personalized therapies, and heralded an age of medical discovery. A brief documentary produced by Retro Report describes the historic race to unlock the genomic code, the birth of precision medicine, the use of CRISPR technology, the evolution of gene therapy, and the potential of genetic testing. The film is followed by...
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Thanks to the genius of biochemists such as Jennifer Doudna, who’s credited with the co-discovery of CRISPR, our biggest scientific advances in the near future may easily come by way of the genome-editing technology. CRISPR enables scientists to change or remove genes quickly, with a precision only dreamed of just a few years ago. But just how far are we willing to go to edit our gene pool? Damning disease is one thing. But what about designing for intelligence? Beauty? Height? The power to...
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Many countries are facing humanitarian crises made more complex by COVID-19 and marked by a disruption of sexual and reproductive health and rights. Women and girls in crisis situations face increased risk of STIs including HIV, unwanted pregnancies, child rape and forced marriage, maternal death and illness, sexual and gender-based violence, all in the absence of strong systems that adequately respond to their urgent needs and help them cope with the aftermath. This panel brings together...
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Atlanta, Georgia is an epicenter for the multiple crises the United States is facing. How is the city’s mayor handling problems like the pandemic? The genome-editing technology CRISPR may be able to damn diseases, but ethical questions arise when it’s used to design human traits. Hear about the leadership of Winston Churchill, and some surprising positive economic news from the Covid-19 crisis. First, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms speaks with CNN commentator Angela Rye. Then, author...
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Climate change touches every aspect of human life, and global sports are no exception. Shortening winter seasons pose an existential threat to snow sports. Legendary British Open golf courses have been warned they could be underwater by 2100. Beach volleyball courts in Southern California are disappearing due to rising tides. Smoke from brush fires disrupted the Australian Open in tennis. The Tokyo Olympics, believed to be the hottest Summer Olympics ever, moved the marathon to outside the city...
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No argument against genomic editing is going to halt that advancing science, given the remarkable potential of CRISPR and other disruptive technologies to treat or cure disease. But the pace of knowledge has come at breakneck speed, outpacing dialogue about the ethics and safety of altering human DNA. The announcement last November that a Chinese researcher had created the first genetically edited babies sent shivers through the research community. Recognizing the need to develop international...
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What is design’s role in our lives today? How will it evolve in the future? How can design help us address the tumultuous changes we now face? Award-winning design critic Alice Rawsthorn delved into these key themes to write her latest book, Design as an Attitude. From the deepening environmental and refugee crises to the rise of inequality, intolerance, and prejudice to the torrent of ever more powerful, sometimes ominous advances in science and technology, design is responding to an age of...
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The pandemic has heightened many organizations’ focus on job quality: now is the time to shift focus from fixing workers to fixing work. Companies are facing pressure to improve factors that contribute to job quality including wages, benefits, workplace safety, racial and gender equity, and opportunities to learn and grow. But often overlooked is the content of the work—how does what we do align with who we think we are? In his new book, “Dirty Work: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of...
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Meditation should be a daily practice long-term, unrelated to COVID-19. It is a way of training the mind to be free of distractions. Psychologist Guy Winch describes the benefits. To view the full Murdock Mind, Body, Spirit Series conversation, go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRVR-3o3FxI&feature=youtu.be
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Featuring Dr. Laurie Santos, professor of psychology and head of Silliman Residential College at Yale University and host of “The Happiness Lab” podcast, in ...
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Paul Nakasone, Commander, U.S. Cyber Command and Director, National Security Agency Moderator: David Ignatius, Columnist and Associate Editor, The Washington Post
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Sexually explicit content has its uses, but we need to overcome the stigma around the word "pornography," suggests Dr. Ruth Westheimer. Dr. Ruth spoke during the opening of Aspen Ideas: Health. Watch the full opening here: https://youtu.be/oNks4JBQKeQ Recorded during Aspen Ideas: Health in Aspen, Colorado. Presented by the Aspen Institute, the three-day event opens the Aspen Ideas Festival and features more than 200 speakers engaging with urgent health care challenges and exploring...
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Over a year of global isolation and calamity, many of us have experienced disappointment, loss of control, loneliness and isolation, and uncertainty about the future. Happiness has, perhaps, seemed elusive. And yet, Harvard social scientist Arthur Brooks argues, the pandemic has offered us ways to grow, in ways most unexpected, and given us life lessons that may actually help us to lead a happier life. Join Professor Brooks for a talk that may change your perspective on happiness — for years...
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What makes two people click? What does it really mean to say, “we have chemistry”? The Atlantic's Olga Khazan talks to biological anthropologist Helen Fisher about the four styles of thought and behavior that Fisher has identified through brain scans (using fMRI) that help explain the biological underpinnings of romantic love, love addiction, adultery, and divorce. Based on data collected from 35,000 single Americans, Fisher explains modern courtship, why a trend she calls “slow love”...
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Youth sports activity is largely drawn up by adults, often with little input from kids. So what do kids want out a sports experience? Olympic champion sprinter Allyson Felix led a conversation with Little League star Mo’ne Davis and other children at the Project Play Summit, where 350 leaders from across eight sectors gathered to explore and consider ways to activate around the recent release of the report, “Sport for All, Play for Life: A Playbook to Get Every Kid in the Game.”...
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In this interview, Kate Bowler, professor of Divinity at Duke University, discusses her stage four cancer diagnoses at age 35 and explores some of her reasons for writing the memoir, Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I’ve Loved. In her attempt to make sense of her own suffering, Bowler grapples with the question of why bad things happen to good people and how to live life beautifully—amidst uncertainty—both in the present moment and into a future you can’t necessarily know.
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When millions of low-income parents make child support payments, the majority of their payments do not go to their children. Instead, most of their payments go to reimburse the government for the cost of public assistance for the mother and child. In California, 70% of outstanding child support debt is owed to the government, not children. The majority of public assistance payback debt in California is owed by parents earning under $10,000. California also charges 10% interest on public...
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Speaker: Joseph Nye, Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Harvard University Moderator: Gideon Rachman, Chief Foreign Affairs Columnist, The Financial Times
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In the past few years, self-care has gained traction as a relevant concept in devising the provisions and use of sexual and reproductive health services. In 2019, the WHO launched a first of its kind Guideline on Self-care Interventions for Health. International non-governmental organizations working on the sexual and reproductive care sector have adopted this language, particularly in the realm of abortion care. But what exactly does self-care in sexual and reproductive health mean? What are...
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A little more than a decade after the founding of the United States, things weren't going incredibly smoothly. People like James Madison and Alexander Hamilton actually wanted to create a whole new government. In the summer of 1787, the Constitutional Convention convened in Philadelphia, and by September, the Constitution had been born. Join National Constitution Center President Jeff Rosen and the Carlyle Group's David Rubenstein for a conversation about why a constitutional convention was...
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At the 2017 Project Play Summit, experts examine how to get more Latino youth involved in organized soccer in the U.S., where it’s typically a suburban, pay-for-play model. Moderating the session is Alicia McConnell, Director of Training Sites and Community Partners, U.S. Olympic Committee. Panelists are Lawrence Cann, Founder, Street Soccer USA; Ed Garza, President, Urban Soccer Leadership Academy; Chris Moore, CEO, U.S. Youth Soccer; and Hugo Salcedo, Director, MaxInMotion. To learn more...
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Day 1: This virtual convening, hosted by Ascend at the Aspen Institute, features bold and innovative leaders – including parents, practitioners, policymakers, researchers, and philanthropists – who are building more equitable pathways for children and families to reach their full potential. To learn more, visit https://ascend.aspeninstitute.org/aspen-forum-on-children-and-families-2021/ 5:38 - Land Acknowledgement and Leadership Remarks (Joe Hobot, American Indian OIC) 15:25 - Power...
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A film by Greg Poschman (2009). Chicago businessman Walter Paepcke (1896-1960), chairman of the Container Corporation of America, first visited Aspen, Colorado in 1945. Inspired by its great natural beauty, he envisioned it as an ideal gathering place for thinkers, leaders, artists, and musicians from all over the world to step away from their daily routines and reflect on the underlying values of society and culture. He dreamed of transforming the town into a center for dialogue, a place for...
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The Aspen Institute is a nonpartisan forum for values-based leadership and the exchange of ideas. From the stimulation of the Ideas Festival, to the projects conceived at the Resnick Aspen Action Forum, to deep policy studies done at our roundtables, the Aspen Institute brings together people with different outlooks to search for common ground and make the world a better place. To learn more about the Aspen Institute visit us at https://www.aspeninstitute.org
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INFODEMIC: Global Conversations on Science and Misinformation Episode 1: Science Denial in a ‘Post-Truth’ Era We investigate the roots and repercussions of science denial, propaganda, and information suppression in the United States and China, from climate change denial to COVID denial to election denial, during this current era known as “Post-Truth.” Featuring: Lee McIntyre (USA) & Joy Y. Zhang (China) Co-production of The Aspen Institute Science & Society Program and Robyn...
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Session from Aspen ideas Festival 2012. The president of the American Federation of Teachers discusses her agenda, which includes reforming tenure, proposing a comprehensive teacher evaluation, and development program, helping to develop and promote the common core standards, and creating public-private partnerships to take over the nation's poorest schools. By acknowledging mistakes and moving forward, the AFT's reforms are showing hope and promise in places like New Haven, CT; Hillsborough...
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Author Tara Westover would rather give Facebook $10 a month than to be subjected to that company's online advertising model. This conversation was recorded during the 2019 Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado. The week-long event is presented by the Aspen Institute in partnership with The Atlantic. Prominent leaders and thinkers across business, politics, media, culture, science, and more participate in hundreds of panels, interviews, presentations, and screenings. Learn more at...
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Featuring Dr. Ashish Jha, Dean of the School of Public Health at Brown University and former Director of the Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI), in conversation with Amna Nawaz, senior national correspondent and primary substitute anchor for PBS NewsHour. More than a year after the emergence of COVID-19, where does America stand in terms of public health? Presented as part of the McCloskey Speaker Series.
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Not since the atomic bomb has a technology so alarmed its inventors that they warned the world about its use. Not, that is, until the spring of 2015, when biologist Jennifer Doudna called for a worldwide moratorium on the use of the new gene-editing tool CRISPR — a revolutionary new technology that she helped create — to make heritable changes in human embryos. The cheapest, simplest, most effective way of manipulating DNA ever known, CRISPR may well give us the cure to HIV, genetic...
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Aspen Words presents a virtual talk with environmental writer Heather Hansman, whose book, “Downriver: into the Future of Water in the West,” is about her trip down the length of the Green River, and the water system in the Western U.S. She also discusses her forthcoming book, about the past and future of ski bums and the sustainability of ski towns. Heather discussed her work with local author and residency partner Daniel Shaw. Through their Catto Shaw Foundation, Daniel and his wife,...
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We educate the southwest Philadelphia community about the entry points to the school-to-prison pipeline and the impact of this epidemic by creating origami cranes and displaying them throughout the community.
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Journalists, civic organizations, policymakers, and technology executives are rightly focused on protecting the integrity of the elections. With so much at stake, concerns about disinformation, voter intimidation, and the voting process itself are top of mind. When the polls close on November 3rd, however, democracy may face a new set of challenges. With record levels of mail-in voting, counting could last days or—in some jurisdictions—weeks after election day, leaving a void for...
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A clip from the Aspen Ideas Festival 2012 session, Does Maximizing Shareholder Value Endanger America's Great Companies? Corporations are the engines of America's prosperity. Yet The Economist says they are an endangered species. In the last 15 years, the number of publicly listed corporations has shrunk by almost 50 percent! Worse, polls tell us corporations have lost much public favor and are sometimes even seen as destructive to the general welfare. The result is the threat of ever more...
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McCloskey Speaker Series: Republican Governors Panel: A State’s-Eye View of America in 2016 and Beyond The McCloskey Speaker Series presents a unique and diverse roster of distinguished speakers. The series is made possible by a generous donation from the McCloskey Family Charitable Foundation. Republican governors discuss how their policies are making a difference and the challenges that lie ahead. Featuring Governor Matt Bevin of Kentucky, Governor Larry Hogan of Maryland, and Governor Pete...
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Reeves explains how education can be an engine of inequality.
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The Alma and Joseph Gildenhorn Book Series features US Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer. In "The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities," Justice Breyer examines the work of SCOTUS in an increasingly interconnected world, a world in which all sorts of public and private activity—from the conduct of national security policy to the conduct of international trade—obliges the Court to consider circumstances beyond America’s borders. At a time...
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Indra K. Nooyi is chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, overseeing 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in annual retail sales. She is chief architect of Performance with Purpose, the company's commitment to delivering sustained growth while doing what's right for people and the planet. Nooyi serves on the boards of the US-China Business Council, US-India Business Council, Consumer Goods Forum, Catalyst, the Lincoln Center, and Tsinghua University. She is a member of the World Economic...
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2014 Aspen Ideas Festival Afternoon of Conversation Featuring: Hari Kondabolu Gwen Ifill Jeffrey Goldberg Hillary Rodham Clinton Michele Norris Andrea Mitchell Eric Liu Melody Barnes David G. Bradley Al Gore David Gergen Tony Blair David Petraeus Bob Schieffer Jon Batiste Drew Gilpin Faust David M. Rubenstein Walter Isaacson Indra K. Nooyi The Aspen Ideas Festival is the nation's premier, public gathering place for leaders from around the globe and across many disciplines to engage in deep and...
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Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves speaking at the Aspen Institute FOCAS (Forum on Communications and Society) on Open and Innovative Governance. See full clip at http://as.pn/focas12
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Speaker: Lisa Murkowski, U.S. Senator from Alaska Moderator: Peter Baker, Chief White House Correspondent, The New York Times Introduced by: Nicholas Burns, Executive Director, Aspen Strategy Group
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Musician Jon Batiste has a long history of appearing at the Aspen Ideas Festival, not only playing his unique form of jazz but also musically commemorating the greats of the genre. This thoughtful young talent, who at age 33 has already received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Jazz Museum, shares a special performance from his empty studio in New York City. Batiste reflects on his Festival appearances and reminds us why music is so integral to moments of significant cultural...
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Dame Karen Pierce, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the U.S. Kori Schake, Senior Fellow and Director of Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, AEI Tom Wright, Director, Center on the United States and Europe, the Brookings Institution Moderator: Matt Kaminski, Editor-in-Chief, Politico ​
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Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, joins CNN Senior Medical Correspondent, Elizabeth Cohen, to discuss the current state of the Covid-19 pandemic and the recent surge in cases as the US reopens. Fauci talks about the US response to the pandemic, including missed opportunities to curtail the impact of the coronavirus early on as well as the difficulties in now containing community spread of...
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“The only way to undo racism is to consistently identify and describe it—and then dismantle it,” writes professor Ibram X. Kendi. This is the essence of antiracism: the action that must follow both emotional and intellectual awareness of racism. Explore what an antiracist society might look like, how we can play an active role in building it, and what being an antiracist in your own context might mean. This conversation was recorded during the 2019 Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado....
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In 2016, TPG launched The Rise Fund, the world’s largest global impact-investing platform that invests in companies delivering meaningful social and environmental impact alongside strong business performance. Since then, the Rise platform has grown to over $5 billion in assets under management, launched a substantial climate-investing effort called TPG Rise Climate, and backed more than 40 impact companies across industries around the world. Taking stock of a year punctuated by many...
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Slam Dunk Junk will improve the urban health of Philadelphia by installing basketball-themed trash cans in our neighborhoods. By utilizing social media, organizing community events, and parneting with local groups and politicians, we educate the public on littering and climate change.
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Featuring Dr. Alexandra Horowitz, director of the Horowitz Dog Cognition Lab at Barnard College of Columbia University, and author of “Our Dogs, Ourselves.” Horowitz discusses her research on canine cognition and how examining the ways we treat, talk to, and see our dogs can teach us about ourselves. Presented as part of the Murdock Mind, Body, Spirit Series.
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Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.
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James Jeffrey, U.S. Special Representative for Syria Moderator: Josh Rogin, Columnist, The Washington Post
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December 15, 2021 The World Trade Organization (WTO) has been dealing with a number of systemic challenges which require meaningful progress on crucial issues, including responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, reforming the dispute settlement system, disciplining harmful fisheries subsidies, updating trade rules for the transitions to digital and green economies, and tackling market-distorting policies and practices. Against the backdrop of growing commercial and trade tensions between the U.S....
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