What Will Drive Economic Success in the Next 20 Years?

The spread of free enterprise has created a more dynamic, efficient, and competitive global economy, while the marvels of American technology and innovation have ushered in an age of unprecedented possibility. Where many business leaders worry about the increasing pressure for short-term profits, many in our workforce worry that the lack of training, limited benefits and unclear paths to upward mobility will limit their ability to make ends meet, much less offer their children a path to prosperity. Top thinkers discuss what the next administration and the country can do to make capitalism work better for everyone.

Festival: 2016

Watch and Listen: U.S.A.

White House press secretary Josh Earnest joins The Atlantic’s Jim Fallows for a conversation about what he has... See more
Barack Obama came into office promising a new American foreign policy. Did he deliver? Did the president successfully... See more
Louis Brandeis was the greatest critic of big business and big government since Thomas Jefferson. Join Jeffrey Rosen in... See more
As part of the Festival's signature event, the Afternoon of Conversation, US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg... See more
Our signature event, the 2016 Afternoon of Conversation hosts an audience of more than 2,000 in the Benedict Music Tent... See more
What do today's Republicans believe America's role in the world should be? The GOP's presumptive nominee... See more

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