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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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Dialogue Features ECSP Speakers and Scholars

Feb 14, 2004
Interviews with Sandra Postel, Jeffrey McKee, John Sewell, and Fred Meyerson

Former Israeli Attorney General Recounts Peace Efforts

Feb 12, 2004
Outgoing Israeli Attorney General Elyakim Rubinstein reflects on peace efforts and defends Israel's security strategies. He said, "It's difficult and challenging to be a democracy working toward peace, yet haunted by terror."

The Democratic Republic of the Congo: A Peace-Building Update

Feb 12, 2004
On Thursday, February 12, Ambassador William Swing, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the head of the UN Observer Mission to the DRC will give a briefing on the peace process. This event will be webcast live at 12:30 p.m. (ET).

Christian Science Monitor Publishes OpEd by Senior Policy Scholar William Krist

Feb 12, 2004
"All together now: Take the free-market plunge" argues that the U.S. and other developed countries should eliminate export subsidies and significantly open their agricultural markets.

Crossing the Green Line

Feb 11, 2004
Article, Vanguard

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.