Wilson Center News

Another Mexican Utopia: Building a Merit-Based Society

Apr 24, 2015
In this Expert Take, Arturo Franco discusses the benefits of creating a merit-based society in Mexico. This view is presented as an alternate "Mexican Utopia" to the one portrayed in Luis Rubio's recently published book "A Mexican Utopia: The Rule of Law is Possible."

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Russia and Globalization: Identity, Security, and Society in an Era of Change

Apr 09, 2008
New Book Published by Woodrow Wilson Center Press Analyzes Russia's Developing Identity in Globalization

CEF Posts 2 New Research Briefs on Trash

Apr 08, 2008
APRIL 2008 - These two new research briefs cover solid waste problems in rural China, as well as Hong Kong and Taiwan

MEDIA ADVISORY: ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko Joins Premier Donors and Social Investors for Conference on Global Social Impact

Apr 07, 2008
APRIL 2008—Global Philanthropy Forum to Draw Cutting-Edge Donors, Social Entrepreneurs

Launch of New Brazilian Journal Interesse Nacional

Apr 05, 2008
The Brazil Institute is pleased to announce the release of Interesse Nacional, a new Portuguese language quarterly journal dedicated to advancing a pluralistic debate about the challenges confronting Brazil. Rubens Barbosa, former Brazilian Ambassador to the United States and founder and publisher of the new publication, explained that as the name of the journal indicates, "we are committed to Brazil's national interests. The journal was created to provide a forum for the various visions of these national interests, which are diverse and not always convergent in a democratic society that is engaged in the global scene."

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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.