AIF BLOG - November 2014

November 17, 2014
"Citizenship is like a muscle that can atrophy from too little use; if we want to strengthen it, we need to exercise it,'" says Stanley A. McChrystal in his recent Washington Post op-ed. He has been talking about national service at Aspen Ideas since 2012.Last summer, McChrystal spoke with Director of the US Peace Corps Carrie Hessler-Radelet about the Franklin Project: an initiative to improve the citizenship of...
November 03, 2014
Planning for the 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival and Spotlight Health is well underway. Here's a brief look at the themes we'll be addressing:SPOTLIGHT HEALTH (June 25 – 28)This convening will be a deep dive for speakers and participants via four thematic tracks that will explore new frontiers in health.Navigating Global Health Threats Infectious diseases are emerging, the consequences of genetically-modified foods are...