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    Social Enterprise and Social Movements

    Musician and activist Bono spoke at Georgetown University on social enterprise and the power of social movements to create change. He called on students to focus their energies on…

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    Bill Gates on Education

    Bill Gates talked about the work of the Gates Foundation in higher education. He stressed the importance of education and the need for government funding. He said that the current…

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    U.S. Manufacturing

    Jeffrey Immelt was interviewed by Gregory Ip about the state of U.S. manufacturing. Then he responded to questions from three more journalists. He discussed the impact of…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Day 2

    Vice President Joe Biden, House Speaker John Boehner, and former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf were interviewed at the Washington Ideas Forum, an annual event analyzing the previous…

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    Paul Volcker Remarks

    Paul Volcker gave the keynote address at an Atlantic summit on economic recovery in the United States and globally. Following his remarks he was interviewed by Steve Clemmons and spoke…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Day 2, Morning Session

    Journalists, business leaders, and public leaders were interviewed at the Washington Ideas Forum. This portion includes the president of Starbucks, Katie Couric, and Supreme Court…

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    Future of Fresh Water

    Participants spoke about the future of environmental and energy policy, particularly as it related to clean water. Among the topics they addressed were the use and re-use of fresh…

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    Francis Collins at the Washington Ideas Forum

    Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), spoke about the future of the NIH and the impact of sequestration on science research funding. Topics included…

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    Jobs and U.S. Economic Recovery

    Panelists talked about the causes of U.S. economic stagnation. They agreed that the continued housing crisis is a major factor in the economy not rebounding as quickly. They also…

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    Israel-Palestine Conflict

    Former Senator and U.S. Special Envoy to the Middle East George Mitchell spoke about his experiences as Obama’s special envoy, as well as current developments and challenges in the…

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    Gaming and Solving World Problems

    Jane McGonigal talked about the effects of gaming on health, education, and social issues, as well as the future of cloud computing. She talked about the use of the alternate realities…

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    Richard Holbrooke Remarks

    Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke said that a U.S. presence must remain in Afghanistan after military actions have ended. He spoke after New York…

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    Housing Market and the Economy

    Following opening remarks by Tom Wilson, Jared Bernstein, economic adviser to Vice President Biden, talked about the relationship between the housing market and the economy.
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    Sustainable Economic Growth

    Panelists talked about ways to jump start sustainable economic growth. Options raised included tax reform, more investments in education, and refocusing on manufacturing. They…

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    Valerie Jarrett on Women in Politics

    Valerie Jarrett was interviewed by Linda Douglass the the Atlantic's “Women in Washington” event. She talked about her role in the Obama administration, gun control and…

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    Future of Electricity Generation

    Following opening remarks from Elizabeth Baker Keffer, David Hayes talked about the Department of the Interior’s role in the Obama administration’s energy policy. After his…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Day 1, Part 1

    White House officials, journalists, and business leaders spoke about a wide range of issues including broadcast network news, the Obama administration’s record, the economy, the 2012…

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    The Shriver Report, Afternoon Session

    Panelists discussed a report finding that one in three American women were living on the brink of poverty. In the afternoon session they discussed the role of men in women’s…

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    Charlie Cook and Chuck Todd at the Washington Ideas Forum

    Charlie Cook and Chuck Todd were interviewed by John Harwood about a range of political issues. Topics included Democratic and Republican Party strategies for the 2016 elections, the…

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    The Shriver Report, Morning Session

    The morning session of the Shriver Report forum included introductory remarks by Maria Shriver and Neera Tanden. Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Barbara Ehrenreich participated…

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