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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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Improving Health Care in Africa

Nov 02, 2006
NOVEMBER 2006--Discussion Deepens the Understanding of Challenges Facing Health Service Delivery in Sub-Saharan Africa

Scholar Studies the Runoff Rule in Latin America

Nov 01, 2006
Only five Latin American countries follow plurality rule, in which the winner of the general election becomes president. Majority runoff elections between the top two presidential candidates now exist in 12 Latin American countries, and Wilson Center Fellow Cynthia McClintock is studying whether the runoff rule bolsters democracy.

Democrats and National Security

Nov 01, 2006
The following is an article by Wilson Center Fellow Gordon Adams from the website of the journal The National Interest.

A Divided Society: Brazilians Go to the Polls

Nov 01, 2006
"Brazil emerged from [October's] presidential contest deeply divided along social and geographic lines..."

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.