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Current History (2023) 122 (844): 200.
Published: 01 May 2023
... by The Regents of the University of California 2023 West Africa France colonialism race A modern African colony is, first of all, an economic development. The French are pushing the cultural and sentimental element in the colony to the fore more than other nations, but their ability and to some...
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Current History (2023) 122 (841): 78–80.
Published: 01 February 2023
... and squelch the movement that threatened powerful political and economic interests. They were the first grassroots political movement to span the US–Mexico border . Bad Mexicans: Race, Empire, and Revolution in the Borderlands , Kelly Lytle   Hernández ( W. W. Norton , 2022 ) © 2023...
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Current History (2022) 121 (835): 196–198.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of California 2022 South Africa apartheid race COVID-19 pandemic “I’m putting myself back into Level 4 lockdown,” my mother emphatically states as we discuss, at the beginning of December, whether we should travel to KwaZulu-Natal for a family gathering. It’s already clear that South Africa’s...
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Current History (2021) 120 (823): 71–77.
Published: 01 February 2021
... by The Regents of the University of California 2021 Guyana race politics energy industry colonialism In an ignominious first for the Commonwealth Caribbean, the aftermath of Guyana’s March 2020 general election dragged on with no officially declared result for five agonizing months. The voting...
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Current History (2021) 120 (822): 38–40.
Published: 01 January 2021
... for propaganda purposes. A binary, Manichean worldview, fueled by a conspiratorial sensibility, characterizes both race war and holy war. Writings and speeches pit a putatively righteous white nation or global Sunni umma against myriad enemies, chief among them the prevailing state authorities and visibly...
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Current History (2019) 118 (811): 291–297.
Published: 01 November 2019
... criminal justice police race Latin America Argentina Brazil United States 291 A few years back, when I interviewed a former Argentine official who had been brought in during the mid-1990s to clean house in the notoriously corrupt and violent police department of Buenos Aires province, he spoke...
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Current History (2019) 118 (808): 169–174.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Roger Southall The precarity of daily existence for so many black middle-class South Africans is heightened by dependence on political connections. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Roger Southall South Africa apartheid race...
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Current History (2019) 118 (808): 197–199.
Published: 01 May 2019
... © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Sandra Greene book review Katherine Ann Wiley Work Social Status Gender Post-Slavery Mauritania slavery race class system social mobility women gender discrimination What...
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Current History (2019) 118 (805): 68–74.
Published: 01 February 2019
... impeachment corruption Worker's Party Rio de Janeiro crime race relations misogyny collective memory history transitional justice 68 A central feature of Bolsonaro s pro-dictatorship campaign stance was the prom- ise it represented of a return to the old social order and traditional values...
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Current History (2018) 117 (799): 194–196.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of California Xolela Mangcu South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa Jacob Zuma Thabo Mbeki African National Congress corruption Nelson Mandela institutions education race PERSPECTIVE A Fresh Start for South Africa? XOLELA MANGCU 194 In my book The Arrogance of Power: South Af-rica s Leadership...
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Current History (2018) 117 (796): 69–72.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Katrin Hansing Afro-Cubans, who were once considered the backbone of the revolution, for the most part are being left out of the island's new opportunities … © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Katrin Hansing Cuba racism race...
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Current History (2015) 114 (772): 197–199.
Published: 01 May 2015
... , by Katherine S. Newman and Ariane De Lannoy . Beacon Press , 2014 . © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Hlonipha Mokoena South Africa After Freedom Katherine Newman Ariane De Lannoy youth apartheid race book reviews...
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Current History (2015) 114 (768): 16–22.
Published: 01 January 2015
... security conflict collaboration new space race Europe ESA Pakistan india china Israel satellites debris pollution regulation traffic iridium cold war military asteroid mining disarmament isotopes station international cooperation comprehensive test ban ariane tiangong-1...
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Current History (2011) 110 (733): 62–67.
Published: 01 February 2011
... reli- able estimates are not yet available for 2010, the growth trend most likely continued. The increased military outlays have some observers talking about an arms race in the Americas, as several countries high-profile pur- chases bear the hallmarks of a weapons spend- ing spree. In 2009...