Why is one retailer paying its employees nearly twice the industry average? How can the US improve its meat and poultry inspection process? What can Ebola teach us about the failures of the global aid system? Programs at the Aspen Institute have been scouring their respective issue areas to find and share the most insightful and informative links to answer these questions, and more.
Scroll down to see tweets from across the Institute this week about what’s important right now. Follow our @AspenInstitute list on Twitter for updates and to keep up with each program’s events, video, and experts, and let us know what you’re reading in the comments section below.
Spot on“@tcwittes: Don't miss this tough, honest piece fr @JeffreyGoldberg: #Israel chooses settlements over friends http://t.co/dRBdgSsTKm”
— Toni G Verstandig (@ToniGVerstandig) October 24, 2014
Gym and spin classes for kids/tweens are a growing trend in cities. Can they improve #physicalliteracy of youth? –> http://t.co/2m4DvexOuS
— Aspen Inst Sports (@AspenInstSports) October 24, 2014
Contain yourself! @ContainerStore on its productivity gains from paying #retail wrkrs $50k, 2x industry average. http://t.co/gnWN7QD6xg
— Workforce Strategies (@AspenWorkforce) October 22, 2014
Visual inspection isn't sufficient to guarantee safe meat & poultry. It’s time to reform USDA food safety systems. http://t.co/XCeyLlpuQR
— Aspen Institute (@AspenInstitute) October 22, 2014
Poor grad rates for low-income students; afflictions of poverty don’t just vanish after a student gets into #college http://t.co/jdlNjc66UB
— Aspen Ascend (@AspenAscend) October 21, 2014
"How in the space of 48 hours did Turkey go from calling the PYD terrorists to opening an arms corridor for them?" http://t.co/vIaL7PNVt5
— Aspen Middle East (@AspenMidEast) October 21, 2014
If you read 1 piece abt #Ebola today, make it this one by @Sisonkemsimang: what #Liberia tells us abt failures of aid http://t.co/ZDapSyRLKj
— Aspen New Voices (@AspenNewVoices) October 20, 2014