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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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The Media in Post-Orange Revolution Ukraine

Nov 07, 2005
The Orange Revolution gave Ukrainians hope for a new era of democratic development, but Ukraine's media faces an uphill battle. Fellow Marta Dyczok discusses media challenges in this Point of View column.

The Media in International Affairs

Nov 07, 2005
Journalists and academics from around the world convened to discuss the state of reporting in their respective countries. Panelists discussed journalist's access to, and freedom to disseminate, information and the media's impact on public opinion and policy.

Exhibit Opening - Remembering the Orange Revolution: Images from Kyiv and Lviv

Nov 07, 2005
The Kennan Institute will be hosting an opening reception for the exhibit "Remembering the Orange Revolution: Images from Kyiv and Lviv" from 4:00 to 6:00 pm on Friday, November 18.

America's Foreign Policy Debate

Nov 07, 2005
The war in Iraq has divided two schools of thought about American foreign policy: realists and neoconservatives. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton discusses this divide.

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.