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Why Child Care in America Is Broken

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These are today's best ideas

1. This is why the child care system is broken and how to fix it.

By David Loewenberg at New America

2. How a slum can actually be a small business accelerator (with a billion dollar economy).

By Rina Chandran in Place

3. No, Europe does not need its own army.

By Judy Dempsey in the Washington Post

4. Need medicine in a rural or remote place? Just add water.

By Ananya Bhattacharya in Quartz

5. Are the Nobels good for science?

By Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus in STAT

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C.

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