AIF BLOG - May 2018

May 04, 2018
 Kati Marton is a best-selling author, journalist, and human rights advocate. She will speak as part of the Seismic Shifts track at the Aspen Ideas Festival. Below, she talks about her latest project: a biography on Angela Merkel. You’re working on a biography about Angela Merkel. Why did you decide to write about the German Chancellor?Chancellor Merkel is by any measure the most powerful woman leader in the world...
May 02, 2018
Former Philly Mayor Michael Nutter speaks with Washington Post writer Jonathan Capehart at the Aspen Institute in Washington, DC.Snow removal, trash collection, and drinkable water — these are the issues members of a city council might address. Michael Nutter, former mayor of Philadelphia, says tackling problems that impact the community is satisfying work because you can see the progress. He thinks...
May 01, 2018
 Each year, Aspen Ideas Festival attendees gather to hear cutting-edge thinking from today's leaders. The Festival is held in Aspen, Colorado. With cultural and political revolutions making waves at home, and watershed global events shaping America’s role abroad, more than 300 groundbreaking thinkers and leaders will gather at the 14th annual Aspen Ideas Festival to dissect the issues moving our world. Speakers...

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