Dallas High School Students Earn Trip to Aspen Ideas

Mar 29, 2018
CATEGORY: Society, U.S.A.
Students react after top prizes are announced at the Aspen Challenge in Dallas. Three winning high school teams will travel to the Aspen Ideas Festival.
High school students from three Dallas schools are heading to the Aspen Ideas Festival! The students, from Independent School District’s (Dallas ISD) Emmett J. Conrad, Moisés E.

The Case for Inclusive Capitalism

Mar 23, 2018
CATEGORY: U.S.A., Economy
At a time that’s seen the greatest reduction in global poverty in history, for many people in the West it doesn’t feel like things are getting better economically. And that feeling of being left behind has fueled populist movements that have upended traditional political systems across the United States and Europe.

How Russia Spreads Propaganda

Mar 15, 2018
CATEGORY: Technology, U.S.A., World
Julia Ioffe, foreign policy reporter for The Atlantic, speaks with Russian journalists Galina Timchenko and Alexey Kovalev at the Aspen Ideas Festival.
Galina Timchenko was editor in chief at Lenta.ru, the most popular news website in Russia, until she was fired in 2014.

Guns as a Public Health Issue

Dr. Vivek Murthy speaks with journalist Judy Woodruff at Spotlight Health in June of 2017.
In the wake of the tragedy in Parkland, Florida, questions about how to prevent gun violence are resurfacing among politicians, citizens, and public health officials. For years, former US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy has called gun deaths a public health crisis.