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Current History (2019) 118 (806): 83–89.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Brexit Maastricht Treaty France Netherlands Italy Five Star Movement central banks 1968 83 Everyone can see that European politics is changing. In January, the British Parliament delivered a stinging defeat to Prime Minister Theresa May s plan to take the United Kingdom out of the European...
Current History (2019) 118 (805): 75–77.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Path Tüpac Amaru Revolutionary Movement Alberto Fujimori terrorism human rights Abimael Guzmán Truth Reconciliation Commission museum collective memory history PERSPECTIVE Heat But Little Light: Peru s Memory Debates ALBERTO VERGARA 75 The permanent exhibition at Lima s Lugar de la...
Current History (2018) 117 (800): 222–228.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Reformasi movement student activists Suharto Islam religion human rights populism Jakarta Basuki Tjahaja Purnama Ahok Prabowo Subianto 222 Reformasi-era values concerning citizen welfare and the public good remain deeply entrenched among a small but vocal segment of society. The...
Current History (2018) 117 (797): 83–88.
Published: 01 March 2018
... movement secession nationalism Mariano Rajoy Carles Puigdemont European Union Basque ETA Francisco Franco There is no instruction manual for how to give birth to a sovereign state; no clear guidelines exist for those who want to se- cede and form an independent country. The main obstacle is...
Current History (2017) 116 (792): 258–263.
Published: 01 October 2017
... Russian Revolution foreign policy Cold War Third World China United States Europe NATO anticolonialism decolonization national liberation nonaligned movement communism 258 Russia continues to be caught between a need to integrate itself into the West and a desire to maintain its...
Current History (2016) 115 (781): 175–180.
Published: 01 May 2016
... war Jose Eduardo dos Santos People's Movement Liberation Angola UNITA oil wealth human rights Rafael Marques Luaty Beirão 175 Angola s rulers are faced with the rise of a generation that does not accept the political logic of the war, whereby dissent equaled treason. Youthful...
Current History (2016) 115 (779): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2016
... University of California Miranda Schreurs Germany Green Party environmental movement sustainability bicycles coal climate change renewable energy auto industry Volkswagen European Union regulation lobbying PERSPECTIVE Germany has worked hard to project the image of a global...
Current History (2016) 115 (778): 63–67.
Published: 01 February 2016
... corruption bribery protest movement Otto Pérez Molina Roxana Baldetti International Commission against Impunity Guatemala CICIG 63 Politicians are now facing a more active citizenry that knows it can demand greater accountability from its government and mobilize in pursuit of its demands...
Current History (2015) 114 (776): 349–354.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Fakhoury Lebanon Beirut Syria Hezbollah Sunni Shia Maronite Christians Rafik Hariri #YouStink movement sectarianism power sharing 349 Although its dysfunctional governance patterns predate the recent wave of turmoil in the region, the war in Syria has unsettled Lebanon s precarious equi...
Current History (2015) 114 (773): 210–216.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Malte Philipp Kaeding [T]he movements in Taiwan and Hong Kong … are essentially about the reaffirmation of a distinct local identity. © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Malte Philipp Kaeding Taiwan Hong Kong China protest...
Current History (2014) 113 (767): 362–368.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Michael Eppel Kurdish nationalism kobani isis isil Islamic state KRG regional government Iraq iran stateless karasu Democratic union PYD Iraq Iran Syria movement nation-state 2011...
Current History (2014) 113 (761): 110–116.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Manos Matsaganis Greece catastrophe Europe euro union European parliament presidency populism fascism fascist golden dawn neo Clean Hands Panhellenic socialist movement Papandreau embezzlement coast...
Current History (2012) 111 (749): 337–343.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Shaul Bakhash Iran Mahm oud Ahmadinejad Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Green Movement repression Revolutionary Guards inflation nuclear program sanctions 337 [Thirty-three] years after the revolution, Iran s ruling elite is still unable to resolve differences on policy and the country s...
Current History (2012) 111 (748): 325–326.
Published: 01 November 2012
...William W. Finan A new book recounts the history of the international human rights movement, a movement that of late has become in part an instrument of war. The International Human Rights Movement: A History , by Aryeh Neier . Princeton University Press , 2012 . © 2012 Current...
Current History (2011) 110 (736): 171–176.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of California Abyei Richard Williamson Sudan Omar Hassan al-Bashir South Sudan Salva Kiir Sudanese civil war Comprehensive Peace Agreement Sudan People's Liberation Movement Abyei Border Commission 171 If events go as planned, southern Sudan in just weeks will separate...
Current History (2011) 110 (736): 196–200.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Laurent Kabila Union Democracy Social Progress Étienne Tshisekedi UN Stabilization Mission Congo Jean-Pierre Bemba International Criminal Court Congo Liberation Movement 196 The real question is not whether Kabila will win reelection, but how he has sur- vived for 10 years in the...
Current History (2010) 109 (730): 322–328.
Published: 01 November 2010
... governance United Nations Kofi Annan Human Rights Council Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Barack Obama Group Robert Gates Nonaligned Movement 322 A gap is steadily growing between the major challenges facing the planet and the ability of international decision-making processes to deal with...
Current History (2009) 108 (715): 83–89.
Published: 01 February 2009
... Liberation Army Boliva Evo Morales Pachakutik Movement Toward Socialism Ecuador Confederation Indigenous Nationals Ecuardo Declaration Rights Indigenous Peoples 83 Although isolated victories do occur . . . contemporary indigenous politics is marked more by retrenchment than by progress...
Current History (2004) 103 (675): 342–348.
Published: 01 October 2004
... opposition can defeat a weak semi-democratic kleptocracy. © 2004 Current History. All rights reserved. 2004 The Regents of the University of California Georgia Eduard Shevardnadze Russia Mikhail Saakashvili Zurab Zhvania Nino Burjanadze Ajara Aslan Abashidze Rustavi National Movement...
Current History (2003) 102 (661): 86–90.
Published: 01 February 2003
... discovering slave labor on Amazon cattle ranches. © 2003 Current History. All rights reserved. 2003 The Regents of the University of California Brazil landless movement Cardoso Lula land reform Amazon sem-terra agriculture rural Workers' Party 86 Over the last two decades, the Movement...