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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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Evaluating the Threat: Chemical, Biological, and Nuclear

Feb 07, 2005
Technology raises the stakes of the terrorist threat. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton outlines the danger from chemical, biological and nuclear weapons.

ECSP Makes a Splash with Three Water Films

Feb 07, 2005
Running Dry, Thirst, and Thirsty Planet screen in February and March

The Orange Revolution and the Maydan Parliament

Feb 07, 2005
Ambassador William Miller recently returned from a six week visit to Ukraine during which he witnessed the historic events surrounding the Ukrainian presidential elections. Ambassador Miller shared his experience at a captivating January 6 Director's Forum.

Elections and Reform in Zimbabwe

Feb 06, 2005
Zimbabwean lawyer and activist Lovemore Madhuku reflects on the state of democracy in Zimbabwe in advance of upcoming parliamentary elections.

Combating AIDS: Centerpoint Features HIV/AIDS Meetings

Feb 04, 2005
Series examines the pandemic's growth and efforts by developing-country

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.