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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Brave New Migrant World: The Case of Peru

Dec 03, 2009
As jobs become scarcer in Peru, many Peruvians seek work abroad and send remittances back home. Some global institutions consider remittances a solution to Third World problems, but Wilson Center Fellow Karsten Paerregaard argues that remittances are symptomatic of a larger problem and do not create the jobs they're supposed to.

Ending Forced Labor by Securing Immigrant Workers' Rights

Dec 03, 2009
In this editorial, Wilson Center Fellow Denise Brennan discusses the plight of exploited migrants and the need for immigration reform that protects the rights of all workers.

Photo Exhibition: Polish People's Republic—So Far Away and So Close By

Dec 03, 2009
On December 3, the Woodrow Wilson Center's History and Public Policy Program, in cooperation with the Institute of National Remembrance in Poland, will host an exhibition opening commemorating the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

CEF's Jennifer Turner interviewed on CleanSkies TV

Dec 01, 2009
Jennifer Turner, director of the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center, talked to Clean Skies News about the impact of China's announced carbon intensity cuts on the upcoming climate negotiations in Copenhagen.

Collaborative Capacity Building Workshop Held in Liberia

Nov 30, 2009
On November 26 and 27, 2009, the Leadership Project hosted the first workshop of its renewed collaborative capacity building initiative in Liberia.

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.