Ideas
September 25, 2015 12:01 PM EDT
The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C.

1. Voting shouldn’t be optional.

By William A. Galston and E.J. Dionne, Jr. at the Brookings Institution

2. We spend foreign aid without finding out what the poorest really need. That should change.

By Claire Melamed in Aeon

3. It’s the travel that’s killing them. So here’s a plan to fix the asylum process in Europe’s refugee crisis.

By Alexander Betts in the New York Times

4. Want to add $12 trillion to the global economy? Tackle gender inequality.

By Heather Stewart in the Guardian

5. Could this hyper-efficient house save the planet?

By Sara Solovitch in Politico Magazine

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

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