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Current History (2022) 121 (839): 366–368.
Published: 01 December 2022
... 2022 by The Regents of the University of California 2022 Jordan food bread subsidies regulation state–society relations It is a common maxim, even a cliché, that bread is vital to Arab politics. Calls for “bread, freedom, and social justice” were refrains of the Arab uprisings of 2010...
Current History (2021) 120 (822): 21–27.
Published: 01 January 2021
... of the public eye, until the pandemic raised concerns about the food supply. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 labor globalization trade food COVID-19 pandemic In his 1906 novel The Jungle , Upton Sinclair illuminated the abuse and exploitation of meatpacking workers...
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...
Current History (2018) 117 (796): 73–76.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of 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...
Current History (2018) 117 (795): 3–9.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Rosamond L. Naylor What will it take to meet the global food needs of up to 10 billion people by midcentury in the midst of expanding civil conflicts, human displacement, extreme climate events, and other natural disasters? Ending world hunger is a universal goal, yet progress and social awareness...
Current History (2017) 116 (791): 230–234.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Sopranzetti Thailand Bangkok food military junta General Prayuth Chan-ocha King Maha Vajiralongkorn Prime Minister Yinluck Shinawatra authoritarianism everyday life 230 The regime s aim is to impose an authoritarian form of order on the country s makeshift and improvisatory everyday life...
Current History (2017) 116 (787): 61–67.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Michael McCarthy Venezuela Hugo Chávez Nicolás Maduro Leopoldo López food shortages crime protests authoritarianism Vatican Pope Francis 61 The deterioration of Venezuelan democracy that precipitated Chávez s rise and then worsened under his rule has devolved into a turn toward...
Current History (2013) 112 (754): 198.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Land Grab? Agricultural Investments and the Global Food System , by Lorenzo Cotula . Zed Books , 2013 . © 2013 Current History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California Joshua Lustig Lorenzo Cotula Africa agriculture land food security foreign...
Current History (2012) 111 (742): 50–55.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Mariano Turzi As climate constraints and demographic imperatives make food security an ever more critical issue, agricultural resources may become the new linchpin in international relations. © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California...
Current History (2003) 102 (665): 270–273.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Vaclav Smil The food-related China fears of yesterday—the country's predicted inability to feed itself, thus putting an unbearable burden on global food supplies—have today been replaced by new worries, about pandemic possibilities. © 2003 Current History. All rights reserved. 2003 The Regents...