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January 31, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: GOP Govs to Target State Income Taxes

Some tax experts expect a wave of GOP governors to submit budgets that aim to curtail or abolish state income taxes (AP). Nine states already forgo a state income tax and rely on alternative revenues…

February 1, 2013

Economics
Democracy FA - LAM Mexico’s Democratic Malaise

During Mexico’s 2012 presidential election, many political pundits voiced their fears that the PRI’s return would bring a resurgence of the country’s less democratic past. According to new polling da…

September 27, 2011

Immigration and Migration
Revitalizing the Border Governor’s Conference Revitalizing the Border Governor’s Conference

Governors (L-R) Jose Guadalupe Osuna Millan of Baja, Humberto Moreira Valdes of Coahuila, Texas Governor Rick Perry, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jose Natividad Gonzalez Paras of Nuevo …

April 29, 2011

Economics
Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies in session over the immunity of fellow congressman Julio Cesar Godoy (Stringer / Courtesy Reuters). Mexico’s Unfinished Congressional Business

Mexico's Chamber of Deputies debate the immunity of fellow congressman Julio Cesar Godoy (Stringer / Courtesy Reuters). Mexicans briefly got their hopes —and some their hackles— up this week as …

December 15, 2016

United States
Play RTX2TVRI_EC.jpg Rising Sea Levels and the Threat to U.S. Coastal Areas

As sea levels rise around the world, experts discuss the adaptation policies for U.S. coastal cities and the budgetary and national security implications of rising sea levels on U.S. coastal communit…

June 23, 2015

Venezuela
Play RTX1DS92_EC.jpg Assessing Venezuela's Economic and Strategic Position

Experts discuss recent developments in Venezuelan politics.

March 9, 2011

Mexico
blog TWE Remembers: Pancho Villa’s Raid on Columbus, New Mexico

The events in Columbus, New Mexico had a back story. It began five years earlier when Porfirio Díaz was pushed out as president (more accurately, dictator) of Mexico after thirty-five years in power…

April 24, 2012

Health Policy and Initiatives
Universal Health Coverage: The Future of Healthcare Reform?

Laurie Garrett, Daniel Altman, and Alexander S. Preker discuss Universal Health Coverage, shedding light on the healthcare reform debate.

April 24, 2012

Health Policy and Initiatives
Universal Health Coverage: The Future of Healthcare Reform?

YANZHONG HUANG: Good afternoon. Welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations. I'm Yanzhong Huang, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations, and this is our final meeting of …

February 26, 2009

Americas
Closing the Gaps in Latin America in a Time of World Crisis

Watch former Mexican health minister Julio Frenk Mora discuss his recommendations on how best to manage public health programs during the global financial crisis, including changes to health insuranc…