The World Is Fast and So Should We Be

Some nations implode; others explode, and in the United States, we are witnessing unprecedented political turmoil in the recent primaries. There is one force that underlies these major disruptions: the change in the nature of change. Our world is moving faster than ever before, and these dynamics are affecting all societies. This session will explore the reasons, implications and remedies of this great disruption to every community, to America and to our world.

Festival: 2016

Watch and Listen: World

In the nearly 18 months of his presidency, Donald Trump has made an array of foreign policy changes. It began with... See more
Globalization ushered in an era of free trade, fluid borders, and unparalleled corporate profits. For its proponents,... See more
While the allegations of Russia’s 2016 election meddling have dominated US headlines, Vladimir Putin’s government is... See more
Donald Trump’s America First philosophy and his retreat from international alliances led pundits to dub Germany’s... See more
The last year has seen a clear trend toward a more authoritarian China at home and a more aggressive China overseas. As... See more
For our annual signature event in the Benedict Music Tent, the 2018 Aspen Ideas Festival hosts former secretary of... See more

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