Wilson Center News

Russia's 'Potemkin Village' Elections

Sep 30, 2014
"To understand voting in Russia, it helps to have a literary turn of mind, an appreciation of the Kafkaesque lengths to which the authorities will go to constrain the opposition," writes Jill Dougherty.

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Scholar Reflects on Cultural Change Sweeping Brazil

Oct 08, 2003
Public Policy Scholar Liv Sovik welcomes the new, open dialogue in Brazil on racial injustice and discusses how further cultural and political change can further remedy the problem.

CWIHP Director Visits Ukraine

Oct 08, 2003
During a week-long visit to Ukraine, CWIHP director Christian F. Ostermann gave several lectures on recent trends in Cold War historiography, declassification and archival openness.

Brazil Project Fosters Understanding

Oct 08, 2003
Brazil Project Director Luis Bitencourt tells of the important work his Project embarks on to help foster Brazil-U.S. relations.

Color, Class, Culture

Oct 08, 2003
Racial inequalities in Brazil and the United States bear striking similarities-from rates of incarceration to racial profiling to poverty. Only recently have these issues become part of public discourse in Brazil...

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.