Best Podcasts from Aspen Ideas

 
Podcast listeners in 2017 heard about technology, politics, loneliness, and creativity in our Aspen Ideas to Go podcast. The weekly show curates onstage discussions for your listening enjoyment. Here’s a taste of top talks.

Our Most Popular Podcasts of 2017

Dec 21, 2017
 
Jeffrey Sachs, a world-renowned professor of economics, is featured in one of our most popular podcast episodes. He spoke at Spotlight Health in 2017.
 
Podcast listeners in 2017 heard about technology, politics, loneliness, and creativity in our Aspen Ideas to Go podcast. The weekly show features onstage discussions from Aspen Institute events, including the Aspen Ideas Festival.

How to Talk Politics in a Divided America

Dec 21, 2017
CATEGORY: U.S.A., Science, Society
Matthew Feinberg and Rob Willer join moderator Olga Khazan at the 2017 Aspen Ideas Festival to discuss effective morals-based communication.
 
While Americans’ political divisions seem wider than ever and conversations between liberals and conservatives more and more strained, sociologists Matt Feinberg and

A Career Challenge for Women: Sexual Harassment

Dec 15, 2017
CATEGORY: Society, U.S.A.
 
Rabia Chaudry speaks on a panel at the Aspen Ideas Festival in June.
 
The challenges women face in America today are numerous: pay inequality, barriers to safe and affordable family planning, juggling professional life and child rearing, and sexual harassment. And while sexual harassment has been a problem for years, a cultural shift is underway.

How We Can Listen Across Divides

 
David Isay at the Aspen Ideas Festival in the summer of 2017.
 
David Isay, founder of the oral storytelling project StoryCorps, once said that in this moment where our country feels ripped down the middle, “there’s a way, I think, to have civil, thoughtful co

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