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Current History (2016) 115 (777): 23–28.
Published: 01 January 2016
... rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California Jonathan Kirshner global financial crisis economic reform banking regulations Federal Reserve Wall Street Great Recession Depression China Europe laissez-faire Ben Bernanke Alan Greenspan Glass-Steagall Dodd...
Current History (2014) 113 (763): 185–191.
Published: 01 May 2014
... not posing any con- crete challenge to its rule. The military-backed Algerian regime had restored the effectiveness of its institutional apparatus through a combi- nation of repression, diversion of oil rents, and divide-and-rule political tactics. The regime of President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali in...
Current History (2013) 112 (757): 326.
Published: 01 November 2013
... . Penguin , 2013 . © 2013 Current History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California William Finan Neil Irwin central banks financial crisis Ben Bernanke monetary policy Jean-Claude Trichet Mervyn King Even the most practical man of affairs is...
Current History (2012) 111 (741): 14–18.
Published: 01 January 2012
.... Once President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali fled the country on January 14, demonstrations gath- ered momentum in scores of towns and cities across the Middle East. Many of these protests were called Days of Rage, copying the Tunisian model. The rage has been pent up for decades. It stems not just from...