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Current History. 2018; 117802315–320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.802.315
Published: 01 November 2018
... University of California Julia Lynch Jonathan Hopkin financial crisis Great Recession Western Europe capitalism democracy political parties free central banks austerity populism social democrats 315 [T]he financial crisis can be best understood as the final catastrophic stage of...
Current History. 2017; 116788112–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.788.112
Published: 01 March 2017
... Holly Case Hungary Viktor Orbán Young Democrats Poland Jarosław Kaczyński Law and Justice party Fidesz populism refugee crisis immigration Islam authoritarianism Eastern Europe illiberalism communism PERSPECTIVE There s a lot we re getting wrong if we see the illiberal...
Current History. 2011; 11073497–102 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2011.110.734.97
Published: 01 March 2011
... Christian Democrats Christian Social Union Social Democrats Guido Westerwelle Horst Köhler Joachim Gauck 97 Merkel appeared much more comfortable when leading a grand coalition than she does leading her dream coalition today. Angela Merkel and the Unfulfilled Promise of Chancellor...
Current History. 2010; 109725112–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2010.109.725.112
Published: 01 March 2010
... eastern Angela Merkel Free Democrats Soviet bloc Stasi Kurt Hager Erich Honecker 112 The roots of the east s continuing alienation lie in the enforced, prolonged isola- tion that its society endured during most of the cold war. Eastern Germany in Search of Itself e. wAyne Merry This year...
Current History. 2003; 102665285–290 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2003.102.665.285
Published: 01 September 2003
...Joshua Kurlantzick Ultimately, if reformist elements … do not restrain [Prime Minister Thaksin], Thailand could develop into a larger version of Singapore: a state with a veneer of democratic politics covering a one-party system. © 2003 Current History. All rights reserved. 2003 The Regents of...