Wilson Center News

Russia's Economy Turns to a Blast from the Past: The New Economic Policy

Jul 21, 2014
NEP suddenly is back in vogue but in a global economy, NEP’s uniquely domestic approach to solving economic problems may send out the wrong message at the wrong time to the international business community, writes Will Pomeranz.

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Defending Human Rights around the World

Sep 05, 2005
Human rights activists from around the world are warning that the war on terrorism has had unintended consequences, giving governments leverage to clamp down on civil liberties, often in countries with little or no democratic tradition. As the United Nations General Assembly prepares to meet this month, these activists are voicing their concerns in public while urging the UN to make protecting human rights a higher priority.

Secretary Paige Addresses the Academic Achievement Gap

Sep 05, 2005
Former Secretary of Education Rod Paige says closing the academic achievement gap in America is critical "toward advancing the traditional, historic African-American goal of full citizenship and racial equality."

Point of View: Rebuilding Burundi

Sep 05, 2005
The Africa Program remains committed to its capacity-building initiative, launched three years ago, to imbue Burundi's leaders with conflict-resolution and strategic planning skills to help them rebuild their war-torn nation.

Woodrow Wilson Center Welcomes the 2005-2006 Class of Fellows

Sep 02, 2005
This fall, the Wilson Center will welcome 23 new fellows for the 2005-2006 academic year. The new fellows include scholars and practitioners from the United States, Russia, Canada, France, and Ireland.

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.