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Raising Mexico's minimum wage

Aug 27, 2014
A debate has recently emerged regarding the issue of raising Mexico’s minimum wage. Proponents call attention to the fact that the minimum wage is much lower than other countries in Latin America. Others fear an increase in the minimum wage would spark inflation and warn that this debate is used as a distraction from the real issue of increasing productivity.

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Distinguished African Scholar Betty Bigombe in the Washington Post

Jul 29, 2008
In a new Washington Post multimedia report, former Ugandan government minister Betty Bigombe discusses her involvement in negotiating peace in northern Uganda to end the civil war with the Lord's Resistance Army.

Wilson Center Inaugurates the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States

Jul 29, 2008
The Kissinger Institute is dedicated to Dr. Henry A. Kissinger's legacy and vision of the U.S.-China bilateral relationship. It will promote greater awareness of the relationship as well as its impact on both countries and the world.

Director Quoted in EarthSky Blog

Jul 28, 2008
JULY 2008 - Dr. Jennifer Turner comments on the potential longer term impacts of the Green Olympics

Will Beijing's Car Ban Clear the Air? Predictions Are Hazy

Jul 23, 2008
The Chinese capital is taking half its cars off the road, but coal-burning could sully its efforts. The China Environment Forum reports on the impacts of the country's automotive use.

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.