North America Events

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The Left: Does It Have a Future? Global Perspectives

April 25, 2011 // 1:30pm3:30pm
United States Studies
Does the left have a future? This was the question posed by US Studies during its April 25 panel discussion of the prospects for progressive movements around the world.

Perspectives on the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement

April 19, 2011 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Jose W. Fernandez, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs; Moderated by: Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center; Discussant: William Krist, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
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The Free-Market Path to Electric Cars

April 14, 2011 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Peter Huber, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute; Max Parness, Energy Fellow and Switzer Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy

Hydropower, Pipelines, and Petroleum: The U.S.-Canada Energy Relationship [Duke University, Durham, North Carolina]

April 13, 2011 // 8:30am3:00pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute co-sponsored a conference held at Duke University that assessed ways to balance North American energy, security, and environmental goals.
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Women's Rights, Family Values, and the Polarization of American Politics

April 08, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
United States Studies
Marjorie Spruill, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Professor of History, University of South Carolina
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IMF Performance in the Run-Up to the Current Financial and Economic Crisis

March 28, 2011 // 9:00am11:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
Dean Baker, Co-Director, Center for Economic Policy and Research; Jo Marie Griesgraber, Executive Director, New Rules for Global Finance; Ruben Lamdany, Deputy Director Independent Evaluation Office, International Monetary Fund; John W. Sewell, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Damon Silver, Director, Policy Department, American Federation of Labor-Council of Industrial Organizations
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Report Release: "Organizations Working with Latina Immigrants: Resources and Strategies for Change"

March 25, 2011 // 1:30pm5:30pm
United States Studies
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Is Senate Reform an Oxymoron?

March 14, 2011 // 4:00pm6:00pm
Congress Project
Former Senator Trent Lott, historian Richard Baker, and other experts discuss their hopes for and likelihood of Senate reform.
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Conference: Rebuilding the American Economy—One Heirloom Tomato at a Time

March 04, 2011 // 8:00am4:00pm
United States Studies
The food system of the United States is currently witnessing a remarkable shift, with the revival of small farms and artisanal producers working with restaurants, institutional food services, and retail outlets to make locally-sourced, sustainably-produced food more widely available. On March 4, 2011, the Wilson Center hosted a day-long conference to explore this critical conjuncture.
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THE NEW COOL: A Visionary Teacher, His FIRST Robotics Team, and the Ultimate Battle of Smarts

March 02, 2011 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Neal Bascomb, Author, THE NEW COOL: A Visionary Teacher, His FIRST Robotics Team, and the Ultimate Battle of Smarts; Mark Hannum, Educator, Thomas Jefferson School For Science and Technology; Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy

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