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

Most of us probably harbor preconceived notions about refugees. Maybe it’s a misunderstanding about what drove them... See more
The Trump Administration has said that “all options are on the table” in North Korea. What actually are the options,... See more
The Afternoon of Conversation is the Aspen Ideas Festival's signature event and hosts an audience of 2,000 in the... See more
Authoritarian populists are gaining power from Ankara to Athens, from Warsaw to Washington. Meanwhile, popular support... See more
This talk rethinks refugees as a potential economic benefit to the societies that host them, rather than simply passive... See more
It’s been called one of the worst self-inflicted political wounds of modern times. British Prime Minister Theresa May,... See more

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