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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...
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Current History (2018) 117 (802): 310–314.
Published: 01 November 2018
... expectancy suicide opioid epidemic unemployment social spending welfare austerity homelessness poverty hunger United States Affordable Care Act Europe Britain National Health Service Greece 310 [S]hort-term policy changes can have long-term effects on the health and well- being of...
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Current History (2018) 117 (799): 163–168.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Sara Rich Dorman Africa Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa Robert Mugabe liberation war Zimbabwe African National Union ZANU Morgan Tsvangirai military coup authoritarian rule land independence 163 In 1980, Robert Mugabe and his Zimbabwe Af-rican National Union (ZANU) party came to...
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Current History (2018) 117 (799): 187–193.
Published: 01 May 2018
... conflict Uhuru Kenyatta Raila Odinga Supreme Court Jubilee Party National Super Alliance NASA institutions Somalia al-Shabaab 187 [T]he conflicts surrounding the 2017 elections severely eroded the integrity of democracy in Kenya. Another Disputed Election Batters Kenya s Institutions K...
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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...
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Current History (2018) 117 (796): 73–76.
Published: 01 February 2018
... California Alejandro Velasco Venezuela Nicolás Maduro Hugo Chávez Constituent Assembly National elections democracy riots food shortages authoritarianism populism working class PERSPECTIVE The Pyrrhic Victories of Venezuela s President ALEJANDRO VELASCO 73 Christmas Eve should have...
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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 331–336.
Published: 01 December 2017
... occupation occupied territories settlements United Nations Yasser Arafat Hamas Fatah Palestinian National Authority Oslo Accords intifada Mahmoud Abbas The West Bank (including parts of Jerusa-lem) and the Gaza Strip came under full Israeli control in the course of the short Arab-Israeli...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 258–263.
Published: 01 October 2017
... distilled this most curious iteration of nationalism on behalf of a multinational empire covering a sixth of the globe, governed by an increasingly anachronistic autoc- racy that saw itself as being under perpetual at- tack, both internally and externally. His equation of Russianness with universality was...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 264–270.
Published: 01 October 2017
... has had major implications for Ukrainian national identity. When I arrived in the region in 2015, many Ukrainians were euphoric, thinking that the Revolution of Dignity would bring unity and a new civic identity to a country without an established, or at least consolidated, sense of national identity...
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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...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 142–147.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Emmanuel Teitelbaum India labor unions organized labor employment Narendra Modi Bharatiya Janata Party National Democratic Alliance Trade Unions Act Contract Labor Act Industrial Disputes...
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Current History (2017) 116 (787): 55–60.
Published: 01 February 2017
...John Crabtree The Morales administration sought to give indigenous peoples more rights and greater influence in government, effectively breaking down traditional patterns of exclusion. John Crabtree Bolivia Evo Morales indigenous rights national development land reform Ecuador Hugo...
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Current History (2016) 115 (783): 258–263.
Published: 01 October 2016
.... 2016 The Regents of the University of California Oxana Shevel Ukraine Crimea decommunization laws national identity Soviet Union legacy pro-Russia sentiment eastern Ukraine Donbas Maidan Euromaidan protests Viktor Yanukovych 258 The fundamental dilemma in Ukraine s...
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Current History (2016) 115 (782): 214–219.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... 2016 The Regents of the University of California Mandy Sadan Myanmar Burma Daw Aung San Suu Kyi elections National League Democracy Panglong Agreement democracy nationalism communal violence British colonial legacy Buddhism ethnic minorities 214 Burmese politicians of...
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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...
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Current History (2016) 115 (780): 130–135.
Published: 01 April 2016
... Regents of the University of California Aqil Shah Bangladesh Awami League Sheikh Hasina Wajid Bangladesh National Party Khaleda Zia Jamaat-e-Islami Islamists General Ziaur Rahman civil war Pakistan war crimes International Crimes Tribunal 130 The prospects for successful...
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Current History (2016) 115 (779): 89–94.
Published: 01 March 2016
...-Busse Europe European Union Eastern Germany Angela Merkel Hungary Viktor Orbán Greece immigration asylum Christianity Islam NATO France National Front Britain UK Independence Party 89 Eastern Europe remains poorer and less democratically experienced than West- ern Europe, but...
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Current History (2016) 115 (779): 117–119.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Kathleen R. McNamara Oxford University Press , 2015 © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California Gerard Delanty European Union Commission book review Politics Everyday Europe Kathleen McNamara national identity euro banal...
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Current History (2016) 115 (778): 51–56.
Published: 01 February 2016
... Colombia civil war Revolutionary Armed Forces FARC National Liberation Army ELN Álvaro Uribe Juan Manuel Santos paramilitaries redistributive justice peace negotiations Havana 51 Redistributive justice will be key to generating the recognition, civic trust, and social solidarity...
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Current History (2016) 115 (777): 29–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Susan Landau Why did the Obama administration treat threats against a Hollywood studio over a movie mocking North Korea as a matter of national security? It was sending a message to deter others. © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California...