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Current History (2021) 120 (827): 207–213.
Published: 01 September 2021
... that view the fusion of state and private interests in China as a threat to their own national security. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 China economic policy communism capitalism business Xi Jinping “In a party-state capitalist system, the state’s...
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Current History (2019) 118 (809): 209–214.
Published: 01 September 2019
... China governance surveillance law corruption civil liberties Internet Xi Jinping communism 209 Social credit redirects the power of data away from markets and strengthens the state s ability to comprehensively control behavior. China s Social Credit System: Data-Driven Governance...
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Current History (2019) 118 (806): 103–107.
Published: 01 March 2019
... protection fake goods food socialism communism postsocialismcapitalism government regulation deregulation 103 What do consumer rights actually mean in a context in which citizens are unsure whether there is even a functioning judicial system . . . ? Consumers Demand More in Postsocialist...
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Current History (2019) 118 (806): 96–102.
Published: 01 March 2019
... reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Tomasz Inglot Eastern Europe social mobility middle class inequality communism employment labor inequality populism labor migration welfare family policy Poland Hungary 96 The region has seen a radical shift from...
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Current History (2019) 118 (806): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of California Vladimir Tismaneanu Romania democracy communism fascism totalitarianism Hungary Viktor Orbán George Soros Poland Solidarity postcommunism history Ceausescu dictatorship PERSPECTIVE 1989 and After: Morality and Truth in Postcommunist Societies VLADIMIR TISMANEANU 114 Almost...
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Current History (2018) 117 (801): 258–263.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Theodore Gerber Russia economic reform oligarchs middle class social mobility education cronyism corruption Soviet Union communism inequality 258 The fall of the Soviet Union sparked hopes that a Russian middle class would emerge and thrive, but so far it has not. Stalled Social...
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Current History (2018) 117 (801): 251–257.
Published: 01 October 2018
... culture autocracy democracy communism Crimea Ukraine NATO Boris Yeltsin Boris Nemtsov Dmitry Medvedev 251 Vladimir Putin has ruled Russia for so long that it s hard to imagine Russia without him. He has been Russia s central decision maker as president or prime minister for nearly two...
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Current History (2018) 117 (800): 203–208.
Published: 01 September 2018
... mobility middle class poverty labor migration informal economy economic development communism Chinese Communist Party Mao Zedong 203 In December 1978, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) formally announced its decision to leave the safe shores of economic policies based on state socialism...
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Current History (2018) 117 (800): 244–246.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Chinese University Press , 2018 © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Jessica C. Teets book review Red Swan Sebastian Heilmann Xi Jinping Mao Zedong Deng Xiaoping Chinese Communist Party communism governance reform...
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Current History (2018) 117 (797): 96–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Jaroslaw Kaczynski Hungary Viktor Orbán Fidesz European Union European Council Solidarity communism illiberal 96 The one bright light in this darkening landscape is that Poles remain committed to democracy. Poland s Path to Illiberalism ANNA GRZYMALA-BUSSE Poland, long the postcommunist...
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Current History (2018) 117 (797): 117–119.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Maria Todorova Two books offer different takes on everyday life in Bulgaria since 1989, one a lament for the loss of social solidarity, the other a lyrical portrait of a wild frontier region. Red Hangover: Legacies of Twentieth-Century Communism , by Kristen Ghodsee Duke University Press...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 258–263.
Published: 01 October 2017
..., the Soviets found themselves more shut out of West- ern Europe than at any time since they signed the Treaty of Rapallo with Germany in 1922. In the interwar period, despite the hostility of many in Europe to the USSR and communism, the Sovi- ets had been regarded as a potential ally against fascism...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 251–257.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Ronald Grigor Suny The Soviet Union was an empire within which nations old and new developed, changed, and eventually became self-sufficient enough to opt out. In the first quarter-century since the disintegra-tion of the Soviet Union and the collapse of self-described communism, the legacy...
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Current History (2017) 116 (791): 244–246.
Published: 01 September 2017
... . Pantheon , 2017 . © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Robert Weller book review Souls China Ian Johnson China religion Daoism Buddhism Christianity Protestant churches Mao communism Until about a decade ago, much...
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Current History (2017) 116 (788): 88–94.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Rudra Sil After the fall of communism, the restructuring of labor became an integral part of the larger project of building democracy and markets. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Rudra Sil labor unions labor rights...
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Current History (2017) 116 (788): 112–115.
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...
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Current History (2016) 115 (783): 264–269.
Published: 01 October 2016
... Ever since the end of the Soviet Union a joke has been making the rounds of the Rus-sian factories and workshops that stretch from St. Petersburg to the Pacific Ocean: In the Soviet Union, ordinary people always knew the authorities were lying about communism; now they real- ize that they were telling...
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Current History (2014) 113 (765): 259–264.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Andrew Wilson ‘Transition’ is clearly much harder than it was immediately after the collapse of communism in 1989—91, now that the West is weaker and Russia is not only stronger but committed to keeping its neighbors weak. 259 The chain of events that began in November 2013 with the first protests...
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Current History (2014) 113 (765): 290–292.
Published: 01 October 2014
... perspective Michael Reynolds turkey Turkish AKP Ukraine Russia Putin Vladimir West collapse communism Crimea Donbas Donbass invasion Russian cold war rebel Obama maidan USSR soviet protests orange Poroshenko Malaysian Kremlin Nato EU Brics revolution protest nationalism...
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Current History (2014) 113 (765): 284–289.
Published: 01 October 2014
..., including much of the energy sector and the rail network, along with an expand- ing hold over the mining, construction, and tele- communications sectors. On the few occasions when it has rebuffed Russian overtures, Yerevan has mustered a surpris- ing degree of political will and independence. For exam- ple...