What Racism Costs Us All
Racism negatively impacts the economy and impacts other complex public problems.
Bidenomics vs. Reaganomics
The pandemic exposed the fragility of the US economic system - how do we rebalance?
Future of Cities
The pandemic has changed how we live - and want to live. How will this affect cities?
Big Social and the Age of Disinformation
False information has become a feature of social media. Can anything be done to change it?
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About the Festival
The Crosscut Ideas Festival is a celebration of big ideas and a gathering for bold thinkers. Newsmakers, changemakers and innovators come together to take a fresh look at the biggest issues of our time. Over one week, the Crosscut Ideas Festival hosts fireside conversations and panels, meetups, art installations, workshops, and interactive experiences.