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Current History (2020) 119 (820): 303–309.
Published: 20 October 2020
... were aggressively coordinated by the executive branch. But under a White House that downplayed the severity of the virus, there was little effort to overcome the built-in fragmentation among federal agencies. As a science-based institution that prided itself on excellence, the CDC supplied proof...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 39.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Joshua Lustig A prominent philosopher of science calls for a radical political realignment to confront the existential threat posed by the climate crisis. Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime , by Bruno Latour Polity , 2018 © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved...
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Current History (2013) 112 (757): 291–297.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Joel Mokyr The economics of a world of information and automation is radically different from that of a world of wheat, steel, and railroads. © 2013 Current History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the University of California Joel Mokyr capitalism technology science...
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Current History (2013) 112 (756): 285–286.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Joshua Lustig A new book attempts to explain why Russia lags in the commercial application of scientific discoveries despite its traditional prowess in the arts and sciences. Lonely Ideas: Can Russia Compete? , by Loren Graham . MIT Press , 2013 . © 2013 Current History. All rights...
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Current History (2012) 111 (741): 3–8.
Published: 01 January 2012
.... Americans are falling behind in science and math; poor schooling for poor children belies the dream of equal opportunity. In the United States as every- where, learning provides the greatest bulwark against decline. A.S. ECONOMY Silence in the valley Global ProGress rePort, 2012 recording 9 percent...
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Current History (2012) 111 (741): 29–33.
Published: 01 January 2012
...: a proliferation of complexity and uncertainty in the world, produced largely because of humankind s increasing prowess in science and technology. Before the two disasters occurred, mathemati- cal models that help manage the economic risk of highly leveraged investments, and nuclear reactors that help power...
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Current History (2012) 111 (741): 41.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Charts © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California Economy politics security resources science A Statistical Snapshot of the World Sources: Economist Pocket World in Figures (2012); Freedom House; Inter-Parliamentary Union; National...
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Current History (2004) 103 (677): 410–411.
Published: 01 December 2004
... How is the world doing? A report card on the past year's major trends. politics economy security social science technology innovation Current History s GLOBAL PROGRESS REPORT Current History invited its contributing editors a group of 21 international scholars to grade the global...