Topic: Aspen Ideas Festival
More studies probe gaps between people, especially in income. This trend only reinforces a self-image based on stereotypes and relative comparisons. Isn't identity anchored first in the absolutes of life?
Many top government officials had left Washington in time to avoid Friday night's storm – and the subsequent (and lingering) power outage. More than 2 million on the East Coast sweltered without air conditioning for a third day.
A poll on the eve of Independence Day confirms: More Americans see the nation as less powerful and more vulnerable. They want leaders to focus less on the world and more on challenges at home.