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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 154–156.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of California Akbar Zaidi Pakistan military Imran Khan foreign aid elite taxation China Belt Road Initiative Saudi Arabia International Monetary Fund World Bank PERSPECTIVE The Death Wish in Pakistan s Aid Dependence S. AKBAR ZAIDI 154 In the seven months since Imran Khan took...
Current History (2018) 117 (802): 321–324.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Ilene Grabel international lending institutions developing nations global financial architecture 2008 financial crisis Great Recession Bretton Woods International Monetary Fund World Bank United States PERSPECTIVE The Upside of a Messier Global Financial Architecture ILENE...
Current History (2018) 117 (795): 22–28.
Published: 01 January 2018
... appealed an English court decision that would enforce its debt to Russia as if it were an ordinary commercial contract, despite Russia s annexation of Crimea, crippling trade sanctions, and sponsorship of separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. A fund known for making a fortune from suing Argentina has...
Current History (2017) 116 (793): 303–308.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Hopewell trade protectionism liberal economic order hegemony United States Donald Trump China Brazil Global South International Monetary Fund World Bank Uruguay Round Doha Round North American Free Trade Agreement 303 [W]hat Trump has done so far represents an intensification...
Current History (2016) 115 (781): 163–168.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of the University of California Ruth Prince Africa Kenya Uganda HIV/AIDS malaria Ebola disease public health-care systems Gates Foundation World Health Organization International Monetary Fund nongovernmental organizations During the past 10 years, the scaling up of access to lifesaving...
Current History (2016) 115 (779): 108–113.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Alexis Tsipras Yanis Varoufakis Panos Kammenos Independent Greeks euro European Commission International Monetary Fund Angela Merkel Vladimir Putin George Papandreou 108 To the Brink and Back in Greece MANOS MATSAGANIS [O]rdinary Greeks intuitively understood better than many...
Current History (2015) 114 (775): 298–304.
Published: 01 November 2015
... reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Uri Dadush international trade globalization inequality poverty World Trade Organization World Bank International Monetary Fund Trans-Pacific Partnership tariffs 298 [T]he most powerful underlying force driving increased...
Current History (2015) 114 (770): 83–88.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Greek Greece IMF international monetary fund moral hazard Schauble 83 The World Bank issued a report in January warning that the European economy is slipping toward secular stagnation, a pro- longed period of very low inflation and very low growth. Should it come to pass, this development...
Current History (2011) 110 (734): 91–96.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of the University of California euro Barry Eichengreen euro crisis European Union Greece Portugal Ireland Germany productivity International Monetary Fund 91 The 2010 11 euro crisis has been far and away the gravest challenge that the single currency has faced since it was created in 1999...
Current History (2010) 109 (730): 342–348.
Published: 01 November 2010
... International Monetary Fund United States World Bank Trade Organization European Union John Maynard Keynes Organization Economic Cooperation Development Asian financial crisis US dollar 342 The ongoing shift in the distribution of global financial power could come just in time...
Current History (2010) 109 (724): 47–52.
Published: 01 February 2010
... Fernando Henrique Cardoso reform BRIC Itamar Franco Plano Real Social Emergency Fund Brazilian Social Democracy Party Fiscal Responsibility Law 47 After the military rule and the ineffectual civilian governments that the coun- try endured from 1964 to 1994, Brazil has turned...
Current History (2003) 102 (664): 195–199.
Published: 01 May 2003
... of the Union address. In practice, however, priorities are being set by another agenda, a war agenda. © 2003 Current History. All rights reserved. 2003 The Regents of the University of California United States Africa AIDS NEPAD George Bush African Union Global Fund Thabo Mbeki AGOA...
Current History (2000) 99 (640): 367–370.
Published: 01 November 2000
... environmentalism conservation wilderness World Wildlife Fund Africa population rainforest agriculture parks The central paradox of global environmental-ism is that the people who are the most vocalin defense of nature are the people who most actively destroy it. As biologists have repeatedly reminded...
Current History (2000) 99 (640): 383–388.
Published: 01 November 2000
... environmental globalization resistance Greenpeace World Wildlife Fund NGOs resources Philippines Asia Africa 383 Environmental resistance can be best understood as a deep-rooted process, and may be likened to a broad tree whose branches and shoots consist of several institutions . . . that have...