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Current History (2019) 118 (808): 169–174.
Published: 01 May 2019
... racial inequality middle class social mobility corruption African National Congress education employment business Jacob Zuma Cyril Ramaphosa 169 The precarity of daily existence for so many black middle-class South Africans is heightened by dependence on political connections. South...
Current History (2018) 117 (799): 194–196.
Published: 01 May 2018
... California Xolela Mangcu South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa Jacob Zuma Thabo Mbeki African National Congress corruption Nelson Mandela institutions education race PERSPECTIVE A Fresh Start for South Africa? XOLELA MANGCU 194 In my book The Arrogance of Power: South Af-rica s Leadership...
Current History (2017) 116 (790): 176–182.
Published: 01 May 2017
... reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Marcel Paret South Africa labor unions working class African National Congress apartheid Marikana massacre Jacob Zuma community protests 176 South Africa s organized labor movement is now, arguably, weaker and more...
Current History (2016) 115 (781): 181–187.
Published: 01 May 2016
... agribusiness agriculture apartheid inequality land reform restitution rural land rights African National Congress Zimbabwe 181 Since the end of apartheid, South African land reform has struggled and so far failed to overcome extreme inequalities and historical injustices . . . Stalled Land...
Current History (2016) 115 (780): 150–153.
Published: 01 April 2016
... Chandra India caste system Dalits Scheduled Castes discrimination Rohith Vemula suicide Prime Minister Narendra Modi Parliament Congress party Bharatiya Janata Party Hinduism Islam 150 Although the majority of elected members of Parliament in India now come from subaltern...
Current History (2016) 115 (780): 123–129.
Published: 01 April 2016
... colonialism Hinduism Congress party Bharatiya Janata Party Ramayan scheduled castes Dalits Cold War communications Muslims Narendra Modi It is a paradox of contemporary scholarship that the notion of globalization has become com-monplace, yet comparative analysis captures only fragments of...
Current History (2015) 114 (771): 123–129.
Published: 01 April 2015
... Democratic Party. Reduced to a mere 44 seats in the Lok Sabha, the opposition Congress party has struggled to find its political footing. Front-line leaders from party president Sonia Gandhi and her son, Rahul, to former A-list ministers like P. Chidmabaram, Kapil Sibal, and Jairam Ramesh have retreated into...
Current History (2014) 113 (763): 197–202.
Published: 01 May 2014
... The Regents of the University of California Elizabeth Sidiropoulos south Africa soft power pariah paragon china Nye Nigeria postcolonial Beijing consensus Washington frontline states Pretoria national party Zulu Inkatha congress ANC COSATU AU union Zuma president...
Current History (2014) 112 (751): 131–136.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Ronojoy Sen [T]he principal opposition party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), seems much better positioned than the Indian National Congress to win power in this year's elections. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Ronojoy Sen...
Current History (2014) 113 (761): 91–97.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Farange independency Acheson global membership euro lend-lease Churchill butler Messina channel Labour conservative de Gaulle Thatcher superstate Calleghan monetary system Antwerp Delors Trades congress Maastricht EMU Munchau continent © 2014 Current History. All rights...
Current History (2012) 111 (746): 203–208.
Published: 01 September 2012
... China Communist Party Congress leadership transition Bo Xilai Chongqing Hu Jintao Xi Jinping Deng Xiaoping Jiang Zemin economy 203 Since Mao Zedong s death, the Chinese Com-munist Party (CCP) has convened a party congress every five years. For this year s gath- ering, localities and...
Current History (2011) 110 (735): 131–135.
Published: 01 April 2011
... Advisory Council National Congress Indrani Bagchi India Manmohan Singh liberalization Narasimha Rao Sonia Gandhi United Progressive Alliance Bharatiya Janata Party 131 I am not such a culprit as I am made out to be, the Indian prime minister, Manmohan Singh, told a roomful of...
Current History (2010) 109 (727): 200–204.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Congress Thabo Mbeki People Mvume Dandala Democratic Alliance Helen Zille Independent Electoral Commission 200 So factionalized and divided is the ANC that it is not clear that either the party or the country is still governable. Zuma s First Year R.w. Johnson South African President Jacob...
Current History (2002) 101 (656): 250–255.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Current History. All rights reserved. 2002 The Regents of the University of California China Communist Party economy globalization Party Congress reform state-owned enterprises World Trade Organization Deng Xiaoping Jiang Zemin 250 The sixteenth party congress that is to be...