Wilson Center News

Another Mexican Utopia: Building a Merit-Based Society

Apr 24, 2015
In this Expert Take, Arturo Franco discusses the benefits of creating a merit-based society in Mexico. This view is presented as an alternate "Mexican Utopia" to the one portrayed in Luis Rubio's recently published book "A Mexican Utopia: The Rule of Law is Possible."

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New Research Initiative by NPIHP scholar Ilaria Poggiolini

Dec 10, 2010
NPIHP is pleased to announce a new research initiative by one of our partners, Ilaria Poggiolini , a scholar at the University of Pavia.

Fellow Explores History of Political Economy, Fairness in America

Dec 09, 2010
Wilson Center Fellow David Freund is writing a book on the role federal policy played in shaping the economy from the 1930s – 1970s. The book will delve into mythical narratives about wealth and inequality in America.

Wilson Center Convenes Broad Bipartisan Coalition Crafting New Global Engagement Organization

Dec 09, 2010
On Monday, December 13, the Wilson Center will convene a large, bipartisan coalition that is drafting a business plan for a new independent organization for public diplomacy and strategic communications. The effort is part of the Center's Strengthening America's Global Engagement (SAGE), Initiative launched in September to act on the recommendation of more than a dozen major studies conducted since 9/11 to form such an organization. The business plan will determine in detail the mission, structure, programs, target markets, and budget of the organization.

The Leadership Project Continues its Collaborative Capacity-Building Workshops with a Refocus on Local Leadership

Dec 06, 2010
From November 7-12, 2010 the Leadership Project conducted its third workshop in Liberia as part of its collaborative leadership capacity-building initiative with UNDP.

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.

Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.