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Current History (2021) 120 (827): 221–226.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Paul Chambers Military-run business activities can turn into an unrestrained form of parasitic capitalism, preying on national economies. The militaries of Thailand and Myanmar have evolved as predatory “khaki capitalist” institutions. Thailand’s military, deriving its legitimacy as guardian...
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Current History (2021) 120 (827): 207–213.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Margaret Pearson; Meg Rithmire; Kellee S. Tsai China’s economic model, commonly described as “state capitalist,” is now better characterized as party-state capitalism, in which the political survival of the Communist Party trumps developmental goals. Its tools for managing the economy include...
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Current History (2020) 119 (813): 37–39.
Published: 01 January 2020
... , 2019 The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power , by Shoshana Zuboff PublicAffairs , 2019 © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California technology surveillance capitalism...
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Current History (2018) 117 (802): 315–320.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Julia Lynch; Jonathan Hopkin [T]he financial crisis can be best understood as the final catastrophic stage of a process of dismantling the protective institutions that made Western European capitalism politically sustainable … © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents...
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Current History (2018) 117 (802): 325–327.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Harold James A new account of the 2008 crisis and the turbulent decade that followed shows how global capitalism's self-inflicted wounds accelerated major geopolitical realignments. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Harold James...
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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...
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Current History (2018) 117 (799): 197–199.
Published: 01 May 2018
... , by Ching Kwan Lee University of Chicago Press , 2017 © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Scott D. Taylor book review Specter Global China Ching Kwan Lee Zambia China foreign investment state capitalism Michael Sata...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 251–257.
Published: 01 October 2017
... Lenin Bolsheviks Russian Revolution empire communism Marxism capitalism Joseph Stalin Soviet Union imperialism nationalism Russia empire self-determination In the first quarter-century since the disintegra-tion of the Soviet Union and the collapse of self-described communism...
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Current History (2017) 116 (788): 88–94.
Published: 01 March 2017
... organized labor strikes communism trade unions unemployment capitalism Eastern Europe Soviet Union Bulgaria Croatia Czech Republic Hungary Poland Romania Slovakia Slovenia 88 After the fall of communism, the restructuring of labor became an integral part of the larger project...
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Current History (2016) 115 (783): 264–269.
Published: 01 October 2016
... the truth about capitalism. A comment I heard dur- ing my fieldwork among Russian workers, barely scratching out a living in the harsh realities of this decade s industrial capitalism, also sticks in my mind: An ordinary muzhik knows many tricks and so won t ever lose out. . . . Ask the people around you...
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Current History (2015) 114 (772): 163–169.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of the University of California Scott Taylor Africa business entrepreneurship capitalism economic growth development infrastructure investment commodities According to a variety of metrics, business is booming in sub-Saharan Africa. Foreign direct investment (FDI) has increased steadily, from...
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Current History (2015) 114 (770): 95–100.
Published: 01 March 2015
... illiberalism democracy Burke Orban Orbán Viktor anticommunist Fidesz nationalism nationalization EU subsidization power 2010 landslide Jobbik taxation deindustrialization capitalism right-wing authoritarian authoritarianism HSP Hungarian Socialist party Gyurcsány monopoly...
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Current History (2014) 113 (763): 205–206.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Elizabeth Schmidt A new book by Frederick Cooper seeks to change our understanding both of Africa's role in the global economy over the centuries and of how the independent nation-state replaced colonial rule. Africa in the World: Capitalism, Empire, Nation-State , by Frederick Cooper...
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Current History (2013) 112 (757): 304–310.
Published: 01 November 2013
... reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California Kathryn Lavelle capitalism socialism banking financial crisis bailouts United States Europe regulation international law 304 [F]or the democratic political and capitalist economic systems to survive, a gov- ernment s response...
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Current History (2013) 112 (757): 298–303.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Barry Eichengreen It almost seems as if the European economic model is continuously experiencing an existential crisis. © 2013 Current History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California Barry Eichengreen capitalism European Union euro debt crisis...
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Current History (2013) 112 (757): 291–297.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Joel Mokyr The economics of a world of information and automation is radically different from that of a world of wheat, steel, and railroads. © 2013 Current History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California 291 If we know anything about capitalism...
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Current History (2013) 112 (757): 311–316.
Published: 01 November 2013
... sustainable development environment economic growth climate change conservation capitalism 311 The challenge for sustainable development thinking is to bring . . . somewhat disparate perspectives into at least a dialogue, if not a convergence. Rethinking Sustainable Development Sharachchandra...
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Current History (2013) 112 (757): 317–322.
Published: 01 November 2013
... rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California Terra Lawson-Remer capitalism property rights collective resource ownership land grabs development power economic growth 317 [C]apitalist growth has often been built on the expropriation of valuable resources from...
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Current History (2013) 112 (757): 323–325.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Deirdre Nansen McCloskey Capitalism has raised living standards worldwide by a thousandfold. Societies that respect innovation and entrepreneurship can expect more of the same. © 2013 Current History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California Deirdre Nansen...
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Current History (2013) 112 (752): 94–99.
Published: 01 March 2013
... welfare state European Union neoliberalism capitalism market 94 [T]he level of income inequality within European nations has been increasing since neoliberalism took hold in the EU in the 1980s and 1990s. The End of Equality in Europe? JaSon BeckfielD Inequality in Europe is hardening. The free...