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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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Partnership and Security

Jul 12, 2005
"The US and UK defense partnership has yet to produce a coherent response to the phenomenon of globalization," said Dick Olver, chairman of BAE Systems. In this speech, Olver described his vision to improve cooperation and enable technology to be safely, but more effectively shared between the U.S. and U.K. Read his full remarks here.

China Environment Series Issue 7 now available!

Jul 06, 2005
JULY 2005--The newest CEF publication includes articles and commentaries on the West-East Pipeline, China's water problems, sustainable agriculture in Guangdong, and reforestation efforts in southwest China, as well as two special reports on water conflict resolution and river basin governance in China. Download here.

Wilson Center Board Chairman Welcomes New Member Ignacio E. Sanchez

Jul 06, 2005
The White House recently announced the appointment by President George W. Bush of Ignacio E. Sanchez to the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholar's Board of Trustees.

Helping a Troubled Continent

Jul 05, 2005
The G-8 summit is focusing on Africa. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton outlines where the international community can make a difference.

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.