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Washington History Seminar Fall 2014 Lineup

Aug 20, 2014
The Washington History Seminar, sponsored jointly by the National History Center of the American Historical Association and the Wilson Center, announces its Fall 2014 schedule.

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Many Chinese Workers Disenfranchised on the Road to Market Economy

Mar 02, 2004
China remains on a bumpy road toward market economy. Despite protections stipulated in China's 1995 labor law, many Chinese workers go unpaid and unprotected. Read more in this interview with Wilson Center Fellow Ching Kwan Lee.

Assessing the Millennium Challenge Corporation

Mar 02, 2004
Featuring Lael Brainard, Nigel Purvis, Steven Radelet, and John Sewell

Even Fake Snow Can't Disguise Real Problems in China

Mar 02, 2004
In this recent op-ed published by The Chicago Tribune, Timothy Hildebrandt argues that the large amount of water needed to sustain the fledgling ski industry in China is an inappropriate use of a precious and endangered resource. China should delay developing this environmentally harmful sport while it grapples with more pressing issues of human health and sustainable development. It is reprinted here with permission.

Canadians and Americans Give Their Views on North American Energy Issues

Mar 01, 2004
According to a new poll conducted by Ipsos-Reid on behalf of the Canada Institute, public concern about energy shortages is widespread in both Canada and the United States.The poll was released today as the Canada Institute of The Woodrow Wilson Center launches a two- day public dialogue in Calgary examining cross-border Canada/U.S. relations with a particular focus on continental energy issues.

Uncertainty About the Referenda

Mar 01, 2004
Article, Haravgi

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.