AIF BLOG - March 2019

March 13, 2019
CNN's Brian Stelter takes questions from the audience during a discussion with Marty Baron, executive editor of The Washington Post. The two spoke at the Aspen Ideas Festival in June of 2018.The truth is under assault in America, according to Marty Baron, executive editor of The Washington Post. By labeling the press as the opposition party and calling into questions facts, President Trump is subverting the role...
March 07, 2019
 Steve Case is co-founder, CEO, and chairman of Revolution, an investment firm that partners with entrepreneurs to build "built-to-last" businesses. He also co-founded AOL. Steve Case has been on a mission to get shrinking cities in America's "flyover states" to be part of the startup revolution. At Aspen Ideas, journalist Katie Couric asked Case if he noticed a common thread in the 38 cities he had visited. "I...
March 06, 2019
Gina Murdock, Elaine Pagels, and Kate Bowler talk about religion and personal struggles at Winter Words, an author series held by Aspen Words. Their conversation was held February 26.Kate Bowler and Elaine Pagels both teach religion, write about religion, and have experienced immense hardships. In this frank and funny conversation, they explore why people still seek ancient religious teachings in our modern age. In...