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Current History (2023) 122 (846): 261–267.
Published: 01 October 2023
... by The Regents of the University of California 2023 Central Asia Russia Soviet Union Ukraine war trade soft power For Russia, dominance of its “near abroad” serves as a marker of its great power status, which lies at the heart of its national identity and its foreign policy. Yet Russia’s...
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Current History (2023) 122 (840): 3–8.
Published: 01 January 2023
.... Parallel trends suggest that a form of “truncated globalization” may be emerging, even as antiglobalization backlashes continue in some domains. © 2023 by The Regents of the University of California 2023 globalization deglobalization trade protectionism international politics integration...
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Current History (2022) 121 (831): 17–23.
Published: 01 January 2022
..., they have vastly expanded global trade and facilitated supply chains that stretch around the world. But vulnerabilities in the system became apparent during the COVID-19 pandemic. Problems at key bottlenecks in the system, compounded by an unexpected six-day shutdown of the vital Suez Canal, precipitated...
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Current History (2021) 120 (826): 196–199.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Benjamin Talton The African Continental Free Trade Agreement, launched on January 1, 2021, will be Africa’s most ambitious united endeavor to assert financial oversight over the extractive resources sector—if it is fully implemented. The United States can act as a supportive partner, but what...
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Current History (2021) 120 (824): 112–117.
Published: 01 March 2021
.... © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 European Union borders trade Russia United Kingdom Cyprus For over seventy years, the European social order has been gradually reshaped by the emergence of supranational institutions that now permeate the everyday lives...
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Current History (2021) 120 (823): 81–84.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Matt Ferchen Two new books about the China–Latin America relationship reach different conclusions about the implications of growing trade ties for Latin American development. One author argues that countries in the region have had varying success in taking advantage of opportunities created...
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Current History (2021) 120 (822): 21–27.
Published: 01 January 2021
... in the century exposed unsafe and unsanitary practices. But benefits and protections for workers have steadily eroded in recent decades, due to the decline of unions and rise of globalized trade and labor sourcing. The backsliding in an industry with a mostly immigrant workforce occurred largely out...
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Current History (2021) 120 (822): 28–34.
Published: 01 January 2021
... and society in its partner countries. Many developing countries welcome the investments and opportunities for trade linked to the initiative, but some of the projects have sparked local resistance over fears of unfair terms or potential opportunities for Chinese intelligence penetration. © 2021...
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Current History (2020) 119 (819): 285–288.
Published: 21 September 2020
... empires borders trade history Beyond the Steppe Frontier by Sören Urbansky Princeton University Press, 2020 We understand a very small portion of the ways in which the great land empires of the early modern world shaped the present. As of, say, 1800, the Romanov, Qing, Mughal...
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Current History (2020) 119 (813): 29–33.
Published: 01 January 2020
... trade developing nations development culture environment 29 Rather than assuming that host communities must serve the industry, expecta- tions should be adjusted so that tourism genuinely aligns with those communi- ties own priorities. Tourism and Its Discontents in the Global South JOSEPH...
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Current History (2020) 119 (813): 22–28.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of the University of California environment pollution consumers trade climate change 22 The best set of solutions is likely to span the scale from individual to interna- tional action, and to address different points along the chain of production, con- sumption, and disposal. Solving the Oceans...
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Current History (2019) 118 (809): 203–208.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Xiangfeng Yang The feud not only has precipitated an economic decoupling of the United States and China, but also has pushed the overall bilateral relationship to its lowest point in half a century. China United States trade Xi Jinping Donald Trump 203 It was a high-stakes race...
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Current History (2019) 118 (808): 181–187.
Published: 01 May 2019
... was no more as border crossings reopened and trade ties were revived. In three short months, the accumu- lated discord of decades was swept away. The rivalry between Eritrea and Ethiopia is part of a saga nearly 70 years old. After their land was federated with Ethiopia in 1952 and annexed al- most a decade...
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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...
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Current History (2019) 118 (805): 43–49.
Published: 01 February 2019
... United States Hurricane Maria colonialism postcolonial economic development trade globalization investment bankruptcy austerity diaspora migration 43 Hurricane Maria was a singular event in Puerto Rico s history. The storm struck on September 20, 2017, and left unparalleled devastation...
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Current History (2019) 118 (805): 50–55.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Maria Hagan Joshua Wassink Mexico United States immigration deportation return migration trade employment social mobility economic policy NAFTA urban rural work job skills 50 [L]abor-market reintegration is a complex and uneven process for return migrants. Return Migration...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 3–10.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Council international finance banking insurance shipping trade humanitarian 3In 1919, trying to persuade the United States to join the League of Nations, President Wood-row Wilson touted the boycott the League s primary tool of enforcement as a powerful yet bloodless means of stopping war...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 29–35.
Published: 01 January 2019
... China United States Donald Trump multilateralism nationalism protectionism tariffs trade climate change nuclear proliferation 29 [D]o the EU and Japan have the capabilities and resolve to save the global mul- tilateral order and save themselves? Europe and Japan Try to Stave Off Global...
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Current History (2018) 117 (802): 304–309.
Published: 01 November 2018
... unemployment underemployment part-time work unions immigration workers employers Donald Trump trade tariffs Barack Obama Great Depression 304 [G]iven paltry real wages and the soul-crushing and skill-devaluing experience of long-term unemployment, fewer Americans are working at all...
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Current History (2018) 117 (802): 325–327.
Published: 01 November 2018
... book review Adam Tooze Crashed: Decade Financial Crises Changed World capitalism globalization financial crisis trade European Union Eurozone United States China Russia Ukraine The publication of Adam Tooze s passionate, readable, and lively analysis of the global fi-nancial...