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Call for paper submissions: War, Revolution and Radical Politics in Post-Soviet Context

Jul 23, 2014
The Ideology and Politics Journal is dedicated to the analysis of ideologies in its political, social and conceptual forms. Devoted to the advancement of understanding of socio-political processes in post-Soviet Belarus, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine – and wider former Soviet Union’s space, Journal deals with the ideological and intellectual issues arising in the course of formation of new societies. The Ideology and Politics Journal encourages discussion of the historical, cultural and ethical dimensions of political action, with the intention to contribute to both the advancement of interdisciplinary research of contemporary ideologies, and the promotion of a good politics in countries of the region.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

Scholar Studies the Runoff Rule in Latin America

Nov 01, 2006
Only five Latin American countries follow plurality rule, in which the winner of the general election becomes president. Majority runoff elections between the top two presidential candidates now exist in 12 Latin American countries, and Wilson Center Fellow Cynthia McClintock is studying whether the runoff rule bolsters democracy.

Democrats and National Security

Nov 01, 2006
The following is an article by Wilson Center Fellow Gordon Adams from the website of the journal The National Interest.

Why Societies Rise and Fall: A Discussion With Thomas Homer-Dixon

Nov 01, 2006
NOVEMBER 2006--The Upside of Down at the Wilson Center

Brazilians Vote for President, Legislature

Oct 31, 2006
On October 29, Brazilians re-elected President Luiz Inácio "Lula" da Silva in a runoff election. His policies are credited with helping millions rise from poverty, a key factor in his victory. This article explores Lula's first presidential term and the political landscape leading up to the election.

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.