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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...
Current History (2018) 117 (802): 315–320.
Published: 01 November 2018
... University of California Julia Lynch Jonathan Hopkin financial crisis Great Recession Western Europe capitalism democracy political parties free central banks austerity populism social democrats 315 [T]he financial crisis can be best understood as the final catastrophic stage of...
Current History (2018) 117 (801): 264–270.
Published: 01 October 2018
... oligarchs corruption Viktor Yanukovych Petro Poroshenko civil society civil rights free press 264 The increasing vibrancy of civil society had become a serious political threat to the authorities. Ukraine s Emerging Security State SERHIY KUDELIA Ukraine s Euromaidan Revolution has be-come...
Current History (2018) 117 (796): 43–48.
Published: 01 February 2018
... North American Free Trade Agreement Mexico Canada United States trade labor maquiladoras manufacturing agriculture wages inequality immigration Donald Trump migration border The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) took effect nearly a quarter-cen-tury ago, on January 1, 1994...
Current History (2017) 116 (793): 303–308.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Hopewell trade protectionism liberal economic order hegemony United States Donald Trump China Brazil Global South International Monetary Fund World Bank Uruguay Round Doha Round North American Free Trade Agreement 303 [W]hat Trump has done so far represents an intensification...
Current History (2017) 116 (788): 107–111.
Published: 01 March 2017
... European Union Brexit immigration free trade class education voters Theresa May David Cameron Nigel Farage UK Independence Party Donald Trump 107 [T]he drift toward Brexit reflected a slow but persistent shift in the overall struc- ture and attitudes of the country s electorate...
Current History (2016) 115 (782): 233–239.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of California Jeff Kingston Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe economic reforms Liberal Democratic Party tsunami Fukushima nuclear power free press World War II comfort women self-defense forces 233 One of the great conundrums of Abe s second term is how he has managed...
Current History (2015) 114 (776): 337–342.
Published: 01 December 2015
... consequences. © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Samer Abboud Syria Free Syrian Army Local Coordination Committees Bashar al-Assad Turkey Islamic State ISIS Lebanon civil war 337 With major regional powers in disagreement...
Current History (2014) 113 (760): 64–69.
Published: 01 February 2014
... world. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Miriam Gomes Saraiva soft Rio Bianco power Brazil foreign policy Jose Paranhos pan-americanism panamericanism Mercosur NAFTA north american free trade agreement Common...
Current History (2013) 112 (757): 291–297.
Published: 01 November 2013
... innovation free market Industrial Revolution computer knowledge economy property rights robots John Maynard Keynes 291 If we know anything about capitalism, it is that it is flexible. Some commentators have drawn the inevitable parallel with software that is being constantly upgraded. Indeed...
Current History (2013) 112 (757): 323–325.
Published: 01 November 2013
... McCloskey capitalism bourgeois innovation entrepreneurship free market incomes productivity PERSPECTIVE The word capitalism needs to be banished from historical and economic thinking, because it misleads people into believing that the development of the modern world, in which the poor are 10 to...
Current History (2012) 111 (742): 67–74.
Published: 01 February 2012
... Colombia Juan Manuel Santos Álvaro Uribe Revolutionary Armed Forces Colombia free trade agreement security demobilization restitution inequality 67 Haunted by deep disparities and an unspeakable history of violence, the country may discover that democratic prosperity remains an...
Current History (2010) 109 (725): 112–118.
Published: 01 March 2010
... eastern Angela Merkel Free Democrats Soviet bloc Stasi Kurt Hager Erich Honecker 112 The roots of the east s continuing alienation lie in the enforced, prolonged isola- tion that its society endured during most of the cold war. Eastern Germany in Search of Itself e. wAyne Merry This year...
Current History (2009) 108 (715): 58–64.
Published: 01 February 2009
... Caribbean IMF inflation gross domestic product foreign exchange terms trade Brady Plan Washington Consensus Free Trade Area World 58 All Latin American and Caribbean countries will be hard pressed to maintain satisfactory rates of GDP growth during the next two years, and perhaps longer...
Current History (2009) 108 (715): 90–92.
Published: 01 February 2009
... North American Free Trade Agreement Brazil Free trade area America 90 Job creation in the formal economy is arguably Latin America s most pressing development need, particularly during troubled econom- ic times. For this, healthy trade and investment flows are essential. And yet, the existing...
Current History (2003) 102 (661): 58–64.
Published: 01 February 2003
...James E. Mahon, Jr. Latin Americans might have expected, after following the free-market economic policies of the ‘Washington consensus’ for a dozen years, that the region would have begun to savor the fruits of openness. But with some exceptions—notably Chile, Costa Rica, and much of Mexico—the...