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Current History (2021) 120 (826): 196–199.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Benjamin Talton The African Continental Free Trade Agreement, launched on January 1, 2021, will be Africa’s most ambitious united endeavor to assert financial oversight over the extractive resources sector—if it is fully implemented. The United States can act as a supportive partner, but what...
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Current History (2021) 120 (824): 112–117.
Published: 01 March 2021
... powers. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 European Union borders trade Russia United Kingdom Cyprus For over seventy years, the European social order has been gradually reshaped by the emergence of supranational institutions that now permeate the everyday lives...
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Current History (2021) 120 (823): 81–84.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Matt Ferchen Two new books about the China–Latin America relationship reach different conclusions about the implications of growing trade ties for Latin American development. One author argues that countries in the region have had varying success in taking advantage of opportunities created by...
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Current History (2021) 120 (822): 21–27.
Published: 01 January 2021
... the century exposed unsafe and unsanitary practices. But benefits and protections for workers have steadily eroded in recent decades, due to the decline of unions and rise of globalized trade and labor sourcing. The backsliding in an industry with a mostly immigrant workforce occurred largely out of...
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Current History (2021) 120 (822): 28–34.
Published: 01 January 2021
... and society in its partner countries. Many developing countries welcome the investments and opportunities for trade linked to the initiative, but some of the projects have sparked local resistance over fears of unfair terms or potential opportunities for Chinese intelligence penetration. © 2021 by...
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Current History (2020) 119 (819): 285–288.
Published: 21 September 2020
... empires borders trade history Beyond the Steppe Frontier by Sören Urbansky Princeton University Press, 2020 We understand a very small portion of the ways in which the great land empires of the early modern world shaped the present. As of, say, 1800, the Romanov, Qing, Mughal, and...
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Current History (2020) 119 (813): 29–33.
Published: 01 January 2020
... trade developing nations development culture environment 29 Rather than assuming that host communities must serve the industry, expecta- tions should be adjusted so that tourism genuinely aligns with those communi- ties own priorities. Tourism and Its Discontents in the Global South JOSEPH...
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Current History (2020) 119 (813): 22–28.
Published: 01 January 2020
... the University of California environment pollution consumers trade climate change 22 The best set of solutions is likely to span the scale from individual to interna- tional action, and to address different points along the chain of production, con- sumption, and disposal. Solving the...
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Current History (2019) 118 (809): 203–208.
Published: 01 September 2019
... China United States trade Xi Jinping Donald Trump 203 It was a high-stakes race on the high seas. Car-rying 70,000 tons of American soybeans, the container ship Peak Pegasus sped to China, seeking to deliver its cargo before the trade war was due to formally begin on July 6, 2018. The vessel...
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Current History (2019) 118 (808): 181–187.
Published: 01 May 2019
... California Michael Woldemariam Eritrea Ethiopia Horn Africa Somalia Sudan Djibouti peace development democratization trade borders Gulf states Abiy Ahmed Ali Isaias Afwerki 181 [T]urning the page on decades of conflict and underdevelopment in the Horn of Africa will require...
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Current History (2019) 118 (808): 188–193.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Christopher Changwe Nshimbi Ideally, the free movement of goods and services should coexist with the free movement of people. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Christopher Changwe Nshimbi African Continental Free Trade Area...
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Current History (2019) 118 (805): 43–49.
Published: 01 February 2019
... United States Hurricane Maria colonialism postcolonial economic development trade globalization investment bankruptcy austerity diaspora migration 43 Hurricane Maria was a singular event in Puerto Rico s history. The storm struck on September 20, 2017, and left unparalleled devastation in...
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Current History (2019) 118 (805): 50–55.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Maria Hagan Joshua Wassink Mexico United States immigration deportation return migration trade employment social mobility economic policy NAFTA urban rural work job skills 50 [L]abor-market reintegration is a complex and uneven process for return migrants. Return Migration and...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 3–10.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Gordon economic sanctions Iraq Iran South Africa Cuba United States United Nations Security Council international finance banking insurance shipping trade humanitarian 3In 1919, trying to persuade the United States to join the League of Nations, President Wood-row Wilson touted the...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 29–35.
Published: 01 January 2019
... China United States Donald Trump multilateralism nationalism protectionism tariffs trade climate change nuclear proliferation 29 [D]o the EU and Japan have the capabilities and resolve to save the global mul- tilateral order and save themselves? Europe and Japan Try to Stave Off Global...
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Current History (2018) 117 (802): 304–309.
Published: 01 November 2018
... unemployment underemployment part-time work unions immigration workers employers Donald Trump trade tariffs Barack Obama Great Depression 304 [G]iven paltry real wages and the soul-crushing and skill-devaluing experience of long-term unemployment, fewer Americans are working at all. The...
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Current History (2018) 117 (802): 325–327.
Published: 01 November 2018
... book review Adam Tooze Crashed: Decade Financial Crises Changed World capitalism globalization financial crisis trade European Union Eurozone United States China Russia Ukraine The publication of Adam Tooze s passionate, readable, and lively analysis of the global fi-nancial...
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Current History (2018) 117 (801): 283–284.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Ibañez-Tirado Magnus Marsden China Belt Road Initiative Silk Road trade Central Asia Tajikistan economic development commerce foreign investment infrastructure PERSPECTIVE China s Old and New Central Asian Ties DIANA IBAÑEZ-TIRADO AND MAGNUS MARSDEN 283 Traveling by road from...
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Current History (2018) 117 (800): 229–234.
Published: 01 September 2018
... immigration politics foreign influence interference espionage democracy trade economy Chinese Australians entrepreneurialism racism 229 The most disturbing aspect of the debate is the impact it is having on Chinese Australians who want to successfully integrate into Australian society...
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Current History (2018) 117 (800): 235–240.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Kong Taiwan Greater China Confucianism trade economic development democracy nationalism capitalism culture civilization transnational 235 What used to be viewed as relatively self-defined polities in a previous era . . . are now being reconfigured by competing centripetal and...