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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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9/11 and the Future

Oct 04, 2004
In a compelling look at the future, the 9/11 Commission's leaders -- Thomas Kean and Lee Hamilton -- go to the heart and spirit of the Commission's 41 recommendations in a highly personalized and candid interview on dialogue. The full video of the interview can be viewed on this site.

Wilson Center Press Books on Asian History Make Library Journal Bestseller List

Oct 01, 2004
Two books co-published by the Woodrow Wilson Center Press were recently on the Library Journal Bestsellers list for Asian history---Frontier Passages: Ethnopolitics and the Rise of Chinese Communism, 1921-1945,written by Xiaoyuan Liu, and India-China Relationship: What the United States Needs to Know, edited by Francine R. Frankel and Harry Harding.

Fighting Terrorists While Seeking Peace

Oct 01, 2004
Terrorists around the world terrorize for different reasons. Former Congressman Lee Hamilton says our long-term policies must recognize this.

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.