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society, politics, and culture by placing contemporary policy issues in historical, comparative, and global perspective. It seeks to understand the role of the United States as an important node in the transnational circulation of people, goods, and ideas. Its current concerns include immigration, “green” jobs, old-age security, work-family reconciliation, and ethical challenges to the culture of business. This year’s events will also address the crisis of American newspapers, Muslim integration in the U.S. and in Germany, the impact of the war in Iraq and Afghanistan on military families, and the teaching and learning of American values.

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07/27/2011
Book Discussion: Reckless Endangerment | Wilson Center

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What caused the home mortgage crisis? Who—if anyone—is to blame? In this important new book, co-authors Gretchen Morgenson (a journalist with long experience covering business) and Joshua Rosner (a financial analyst who raised early warnings in the mortgage market) provide some answers. Their analys

11:30 a.m. event at the Wilson Center. Can't be there in person? Watch it live! http://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/book-d...
07/22/2011
Book Discussion: Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Recreate Race in the Twent

11:30 a.m. event at the Wilson Center. Can't be there in person? Watch it live!
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Just over a decade ago, the Human Genome Project decisively proved that there is no genetic basis for racial classifications. Yet with the emergence of new reproductive technologies, genetic ancestry testing, and race‐specific drugs, the second decade of the twenty‐first century is seeing a resurgen

07/18/2011

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07/07/2011

New World Bank figures from 2010 show remittances to developing countries have returned to pre-recession 2008 levels, and they are growing.

http://siteresources.worldbank.org/EXTDECPROSPECTS/Resources/476882-1157133580628/MigrationandDevelopmentBrief16.pdf

05/11/2011

"Women’s Rights, Family Values, and the Polarization of American Political Culture"

Tonight on dialogue host John Milewski is joined by Sonya Michel and Marjorie Spruill for a discussion on Spruill's current project at the Wilson Center. Tune in tonight at 9:00 PM on the MHZ Worldview channel. Dialogue is broadcast throughout the Metro area on digital channel 30.1.

"Women’s Rights, Family Values, and the Polarization of American Political Culture"This week on dialogue host John Milew...
05/11/2011
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"Women’s Rights, Family Values, and the Polarization of American Political Culture"

This week on dialogue host John Milewski is joined by Sonya Michel and Marjorie Spruill for a discussion on Spruill's current project at the Wilson Center. Tune in tonight at 9:00 PM on the MHZ Worldview channel. Dialogue is broadcast throughout the Metro area on digital channel 30.1.


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Register now for the National Forum on the Human Right to Housing.  Takes place June 7-8, 2011, at the Thurgood Marshall...
04/29/2011
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Register now for the National Forum on the Human Right to Housing. Takes place June 7-8, 2011, at the Thurgood Marshall Center in Washington D.C. For more information on confirmed speakers and events visit www.nlchp.org/2011forum.cfm

The mission of NLCHP is to prevent and end homelessness by serving as the legal arm of the nationwide movement to end homelessness.

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