Wilson Center News

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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Physician Reimbursement System Questioned

Aug 30, 2006
AUGUST 2006--Wilson Center Board Member Robin Cook Publishes Op-Ed in New York Times

Author Charles Gati to Discuss New Book, Failed Illusions: Moscow, Washington, Budapest, and the 1956 Hungarian Revolt

Aug 30, 2006
On Tuesday, September 12 from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m., author Charles Gati will discuss his newly released book Failed Illusions: Moscow, Washington, Budapest, and the 1956 Hungarian Revolt. This event is open to the public.

The Woodrow Wilson Center Welcomes the 2006-2007 Class of Fellows

Aug 30, 2006
This fall, the Wilson Center will welcome 23 new fellows for the 2006-2007 academic year. The new fellows include scholars and practitioners from the United States, Bolivia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Egypt, India, Poland, Tanzania, and Turkey.

Our End of the Nuclear Bargain

Aug 24, 2006
Nuclear weapons are still the gravest danger to the American people. Lee Hamilton argues that the U.S. must take bold action to stop nuclear proliferation, including taking a look at our own arsenal.

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.