Wilson Center News

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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Forest Stewardship Council Issues China Forestry Fact Sheet

Jul 10, 2007
JULY 2007 - Forestry fact sheet includes 2007 data on China forests, timber trade and forest certification

CEF Speaker Joanna Lewis Publishes Article entitled "China's Climate Change Strategy"

Jul 05, 2007
JUNE 2007 - CEF's former speaker, Joanna Lewis, article appears in the June 27th issue of China Brief

Fishing for a Secure Future

Jul 02, 2007
Fish provide sustenance for billions of people in the developing world, yet many fisheries are poorly run and neglected. An Environmental Change and Security Program multi-part series examined the problems and potential of fisheries.

Improving Water Access and Sanitation Around the Globe

Jul 02, 2007
The Environmental Change and Security Program's Karin Bencala highlights a new ECSP publication that delves into efforts to help solve the global water crisis.

Boehlert Reflects on 25 Years of Bipartisanship

Jul 02, 2007
Sherwood Boehlert, the 12-term congressman from upstate New York renowned for his bipartisan efforts and strong environmental record, just spent six months at the Wilson Center working on a new book about his time in Congress.

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.