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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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Blue Planet Run Enters China

Jul 25, 2007
JULY 2007 - From July 25th to the 28th the runners for safe drinking water will be in China

Building Cohesion among Diverse Actors in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Jul 24, 2007
After a devastating five-year civil war, voters in the Democratic Republic of Congo have just voted in the nation's first democratic elections in more than four decades. Here you will find a summary of recent discussions of the transition and other Congo-related resources.

New Environmental Health Project Research Briefs

Jul 23, 2007
JULY 2007 - CEF produces three new environmental health project research briefs on the topics of hazardous waste, child mortality and food safety

The "Crime" of Dialogue

Jul 20, 2007
ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko Calls for Release of Haleh Esfandiari, Director of Wilson Center's Middle East Program

George W. Bush and North Korea: 2001-04

Jul 20, 2007
Why the surprisingly relaxed US approach during George W. Bush's first term to the challenge posed by the North Korean nuclear weapons program? For an exploration of this seeming paradox by Asia Program Director Robert M. Hathaway, click here.

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.