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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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Dialogue Interview With Dr. Peter Piot

Jan 16, 2008
JANUARY 2008 - Dr. Peter Piot, UNAIDS Executive Director, discusses international efforts to combat the AIDS epidemic over the next 20 years.

Discovering Russia: Kargopol Released by Tri Kvadrata Publishers

Jan 14, 2008
Kargopol: Architectural Heritage in Photographs has recently been published by the "Tri Kvadrata" publishers in Moscow with the support of the Kennan Institute.

Mexico Institute 2006-2007 Annual Report available

Jan 10, 2008
The Mexico Institute's 2006-2007 Annual Report is available here.

CEF Director Quoted by the Associated Press

Jan 10, 2008
JANUARY 2008 - Dr. Jennifer Turner was quoted regarding China's plastic bag ban

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.