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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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Two Thousand People Attend Lecture on Ecological Destruction of Western China

Aug 09, 2005
AUGUST 2005--China Environment Forum Coordinator Speaks at Chautauqua Institution

Two Thousand People Attend Lecture Describing the Ecological Destruction of Western China

Aug 09, 2005
AUGUST 2005--During the Chautauqua Institution's "Why Geography Matters" lecture series, Dr. Jennifer Turner-—coordinator of the China Environment Forum—-spoke to an audience of 2,000 on the domestic, regional, and global implications of ecological destruction in western China. Read the article published in the Chautauquan Daily.

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.