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IRDL Awardee Adam Michnik Featured by Foreign Policy Magazine

Dec 04, 2009
Comments made by 2009 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Awardee Adam Michnik during a Wilson Center-hosted media briefing were featured in Foreign Policy magazine's Passport blog.

Fixing a Broken Immigration System

Dec 03, 2009
Immigration is a major issue on agendas around the world, in "sending" as well as "receiving" countries. Recent Wilson Center events highlighted debates in the United States, Mexico, and Russia.

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.

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.