Aspen Ideas Festival transcripts are created on a rush deadline by a contractor for the Aspen Institute, and the accuracy may vary. This text may be updated or revised in the future. Please be aware that the authoritative record of Aspen Institute programming is the video or audio.Transcripts of the following sessions are available:
Insights and Ideas: Immigration and Its Impacts on Society with White House Domestic Policy Advisor Melody Barnes.
What is Next for the Internet? with Twitter Co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone.
Great Shifts in American Politics: A Conversation with David Axelrod.
Does the Supreme Court Follow the People? with U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, Former U.S Supreme Court Associate Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, Larry Kramer, and Jeffrey Rosen.
Economics of Happiness with Robert H. Frank, Daniel Gilbert, and Justin Wolfers.
The Modesty Manifesto with David Brooks.
Israel and its Future with Tzipi Livni, Leader of Israel's opposition and Chairman of Kadima Party.
That Used to be Us: How America Lost it’s Way in the World it Invented and How We Come Back with New York Times' Thomas L. Friedman
“Ten Years After: How America Has Changed since 9/11” A Poll by Mark Penn and discussion with Don Baer, Richard Stengel, and Elliot Gerson.
Can Social Media Benefit the Greater Good? with Lance Armstrong, Doug Ulman, Matt Flannery, Chris Hughes, and Jerry Murdock.
After the "Arab Spring" with Dahlia Mogahed, Nabil Fahmy, Marwan Muasher, and Nicholas Burns.