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March 2019
Social Policy and the New Middle Class in Central and Eastern Europe
by Tomasz Inglot
“The region has seen a radical shift from widespread unemployment to labor shortages, a historic expansion in higher-education opportunities, and unprecedented mass migration to the West.” Seventh in a series on social mobility around the world.

March 2019
Consumers Demand More in Postsocialist Bulgaria
by Yuson Jung
“What do consumer rights actually mean in a context in which citizens are unsure whether there is even a functioning judicial system...?”

March 2019
Germany’s Post-2015 Immigration Dilemmas
by Triadafilos Triadafilopoulos
“The German experience shows that liberal democracies are able to develop effective policies and maintain the support of voters when they demonstrate that immigration is in the public interest and can be well managed.”

March 2019
Perspective: 1989 and After: Morality and Truth in Postcommunist Societies
by Vladimir Tismaneanu
Nations that endured communist dictatorships must come to terms with the traumas of the past before durable democracies can take hold—a lesson the author learned firsthand in Romania.

March 2019
Books: The Trouble With Overcoming the Ancien Régime
by Holly Case
An ambitious attempt to trace the uneven progress toward liberal democracy over several centuries of European history may have drawn the wrong conclusions for dealing with today’s illiberals.

March 2019
The Month in Review: January 2019
by the editors of Current History
An international chronology of events in January, country by country, day by day.

March 2019
Map of Europe
by the editors of Current History
Map

February 2019
Hurricane Maria’s Aftermath: Redefining Puerto Rico’s Colonial Status?
by Pedro Cabán
“Hurricane Maria laid bare the painful reality that Puerto Rico is an inconsequential American territory inhabited by second-class US citizens.”

February 2019
Return Migration and Social Mobility in Mexico
by Jacqueline Maria Hagan and Joshua T. Wassink
“[L]abor-market reintegration is a complex and uneven process for return migrants.” Sixth in a series on social mobility around the world.

February 2019
The Regional Response to the Venezuelan Exodus
by Luisa Feline Freier and Nicolas Parent
“[T]he Venezuelan displacement crisis is a crucial test of the liberal immigration policies that have been adopted across Latin America.”

February 2019
Ortega Faces a New Nicaraguan Opposition Movement
by Courtney Desiree Morris
“The heterogeneity and decentralized character of the protest movement is proving to be its greatest strength and weakness.”

February 2019
From Truth Commission to Post-Truth Politics in Brazil
by Rebecca J. Atencio
“A central feature of Bolsonaro’s pro-dictatorship campaign stance was the promise it represented of a return to the old social order and traditional values.”

February 2019
Perspective: Heat But Little Light: Peru’s Memory Debates
by Alberto Vergara
Peruvians are bitterly divided over how—or even whether—the terrible violence that engulfed the country in the 1980s and ’90s should be remembered.

February 2019
Books: Colombia’s Other Dangerous Crop
by Ulrich Oslender
An idiosyncratic, literary-minded anthropologist returns to Colombia to observe the effects of the palm oil boom on a rural village under the shadow of paramilitary violence.

February 2019
The Month in Review: December 2018
by the editors of Current History
An international chronology of events in December, country by country, day by day.

February 2019
Map of Latin America
by the editors of Current History
Map

January 2019
The Hidden Power of the New Economic Sanctions
by Joy Gordon
“Recent years have seen increasing sophistication in the sanctions that do the greatest damage to critical networks or functions of a target country’s economy and infrastructure.”

January 2019
Precision Medicine Needs a Cure for Inequality
by Barbara Prainsack
“This new way of thinking about health and disease has tangible implications for when and how health-care interventions are set in motion—and for how people are expected to manage their lives.”

January 2019
New Middle Classes Reshape the Developing World
by Frank-Borge Wietzke
“Political conflicts can flare up when new, increasingly vocal lower-middle-income groups enter the political arena and when this threatens the advantaged positions of established middle classes.” Fifth in a series on social mobility around the world.

January 2019
Can Labor Immigration Work for Refugees?
by Martin Ruhs
“New policy designs will need to have an explicit dual purpose, combining the objectives of labor migration and humanitarian protection.”

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