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Current History (2023) 122 (843): 137–142.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Shona Loong Days after Myanmar’s February 2021 coup, young people took to the streets. The protests were tongue-in-cheek at first, but soon gave way to a grave civil war. Understanding this shift from nonviolent protests to armed resistance requires shedding two frames that have been applied...
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Current History (2023) 122 (843): 131–136.
Published: 01 April 2023
... with Ranil Wickremesinghe, a six-time former prime minister seen as a proxy for his predecessors. After a draconian crackdown on protesters, the streets have quieted. But the country’s underlying economic and political crisis, which has roots in the early postcolonial period and the civil war...
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Current History (2023) 122 (842): 118–120.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Holger Nehring Protests against NATO’s plans to station US missiles on European soil created a crisis for the alliance in the last years of the Cold War. An account of the complicated bargaining among the United States and its European allies at that time has striking parallels with the present...
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Current History (2023) 122 (841): 56–62.
Published: 01 February 2023
... overwhelmed the celebrated public health system. Instead of acknowledging citizens’ sacrifices and grievances, the government has sought to discredit dissent. But there have been protests of unprecedented scale, and hundreds of thousands of Cubans have left the country since the borders reopened in late 2021...
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Current History (2022) 121 (836): 224–230.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Gabriele Vogt In 2022, the 50th anniversary of Okinawa’s reversion to Japan from postwar US control was commemorated. To many Okinawans, however, this was no reason for celebration. Seventy percent of the US military deployed in Japan is stationed in Okinawa, and protests by citizens and local...
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Current History (2022) 121 (833): 83–89.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Lindsay B. Flynn Housing is a flash point in many European countries, with protests erupting and citizens voting to wrench properties from big investors. Inequality is driving the explosive debate, as households across the income distribution face very different kinds of challenges...
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Current History (2021) 120 (826): 183–188.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Ebenezer Obadare Exploding in October 2020 and reverberating internationally, protests against police brutality under the hashtag #EndSARS exposed enduring patterns and emergent trends in Nigerian politics and society. This article examines various elements of the protests to advance hypotheses...
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Current History (2019) 118 (812): 337–342.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Muriam Haleh Davis One of the essential tasks of the movement is to reconstitute a richer tapestry of Algerian nationalism than has been permitted since independence. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Algeria protests Arab...
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Current History (2019) 118 (805): 62–67.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Courtney Desiree Morris The heterogeneity and decentralized character of the protest movement is proving to be its greatest strength and weakness. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Courtney Desiree Morris Nicaragua Daniel...
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Current History (2018) 117 (803): 338–343.
Published: 01 December 2018
... of California Zahra Ali Safaa Khalaf Iraq Iran Basra Sunni Shia Kurds Nuri al-Maliki Haider al-Abadi Moqtada al-Sadr corruption sectarianism occupation Islamists Islamic State ISIS oil protests unemployment youth 338 The security and military apparatus that was trained, armed...
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Current History (2018) 117 (801): 271–276.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Sargsyan Velvet Revolution protests democracy elections corruption civil society activism Russia diaspora 271 The revolution . . . ended the hopelessness, apathy, and indifference that had come to characterize the post-Soviet period. Armenia s Unfinished Revolution ARMINE ISHKANIAN When...
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Current History (2017) 116 (790): 176–182.
Published: 01 May 2017
... reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Marcel Paret South Africa labor unions working class African National Congress apartheid Marikana massacre Jacob Zuma community protests 176 South Africa s organized labor movement is now, arguably, weaker and more...
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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...
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Current History (2017) 116 (787): 49–54.
Published: 01 February 2017
... neoliberalism privatization vouchers health care pensions education policy trade protests inequality democracy Michelle Bachelet political parties 49 The challenge for Chile is to ensure that policy making and governance are democratized further. Chile s Elites Face Demands for Reform...
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Current History (2016) 115 (783): 258–263.
Published: 01 October 2016
.... 2016 The Regents of the University of California Oxana Shevel Ukraine Crimea decommunization laws national identity Soviet Union legacy pro-Russia sentiment eastern Ukraine Donbas Maidan Euromaidan protests Viktor Yanukovych 258 The fundamental dilemma in Ukraine s...
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Current History (2016) 115 (781): 188–192.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of the University of California Ebenezer Obadare Africa Internet diaspora public sphere Cecil Rhodes protests South Africa gay rights students 188 [There] appears to be a generally more assertive public sphere, with an ebul- lience strikingly in excess of the technological resources at its...
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Current History (2015) 114 (774): 251–258.
Published: 01 October 2015
... of the University of California Samuel Greene Vladimir Putin Russia authoritarianism Kremlin Orthodox church Ukraine sanctions economy protests The verdict delivered on August 17, 2015, by Mikhail Piotrovsky, director of the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, was unambiguous: Our society...
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Current History (2014) 113 (765): 259–264.
Published: 01 October 2014
... of the University of California Andrew Wilson transition high stakes crisis Ukraine Russia Putin Vladimir West collapse communism Crimea Donbas Donbass invasion Russian cold war MH17 rebel Obama maidan USSR soviet protests Cossack hundred titushki orange Lypynsky Poroshenko...
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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
... 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 Caspian Azerbaijan oil Georgia conflict Nagorno-Karabakh CSTO Yerevan...