By The Aspen Institute
August 12, 2015
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1. Clinical empathy can be taught to doctors, and patients love it.

By Sandra G. Boodman in CNN

2. Should high schools make students ‘defend’ their diplomas like a Ph.D?

By Brenda Iasevoli in the Hechinger Report

3. It’s time to fix patents.

By the Economist

4. Can lessons from Israel help California solve its drought problem?

By Madison Margolin in the Forward

5. To really help the poor, create technology worth paying for.

By Alex Deng in Harvard Business Review

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

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