The Atlantic will explore the nation’s homeland security to examine the strengths and remaining vulnerabilities of our security apparatus and our preparedness to prevent the next terrorist attack.
Since the turn of the 20th century, average life expectancy has been rising steadily. In the United States, we can now expect to live an average of three decades longer than our great-grandparents. As we collectively age, our societal understandings of the rhythms of an average lifespan have been slow to adapt. With nearly 10,000 baby boomers moving into retirement every day, The Atlantic will examine the shape of the new old age and its impact on society.
Ahead of the 2016 presidential elections, The Atlantic will convene a discussion about the growing demand nationwide for access to high quality and affordable early childhood education programs.
The Atlantic will convene policymakers, educators, employers, students and higher education experts to examine what the future of higher education should look like as demographic and economic changes continue to transform our nation.
WHAT'S NEXT? will imagine the future and articulate the transformative ideas that will give it shape.
The Atlantic went to Philadelphia for a range of events discussing issues of consequence to everyday Americans and shed light on the vision and policy goals of the Democratic nominee.
We held a Morning Briefing at the start of each day of the DNC, addressing some of the biggest questions affecting this election.
The Atlantic went to Cleveland for a variety of programming about consequential issues related to the 2016 election and to explore the Republican nominee’s policy goals and vision for the future.
We will hold a Morning Briefing at the start of each day of the RNC, addressing some of the biggest issues affecting this election.
The Atlantic and the Aspen Institute hosted a series of events covering a broad range of topics including arts, science, culture, religion, philosophy, economics and politics.
The Aspen Ideas Festival is the nation's premier public gathering place for leaders from around the globe and across many disciplines to present and discuss the ideas and issues that both shape our lives and challenge our times.
The Atlantic hosted a series of conversations over meals on a variety of topics.
Spotlight Health drew speakers and audience members from around the world to talk about the cutting-edge health issues of our times during three days of conversations, stories, films, interactive activities and more.
The Renewal Series visited Charlotte to highlight how the city's leaders and grassroots entrepreneurs are responding to local challenges.