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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 91–119.
Published: 01 May 2017
... is substituting the more direct modes of control that the US empire previously employed in its far-flung colonial archipelagos. Repeating Islands of Debt Historicizing the Transcolonial Relationality of Puerto Rico’s Economic Crisis José I. Fusté On the third weekend of January 2016 approximately...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (129): 144–163.
Published: 01 October 2017
...-­events, but did so at great public cost and debatable long-­term public gain. In the years following the 2008 crisis, Valencia fell off the tourism ladder: while the number of visitors did not diminish, the city developed one of the worst debt ratings in Spain, and between 2010 and 2016...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (112): 89–99.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Lucinda Grinnell In 1982, responding to the worldwide economic crisis and an elevated national debt, Mexico enacted neoliberal reforms and sought to increase social control through stricter penal codes. While penal codes in Mexico City had criminalized violations of “public morality” for many years...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (118): 42–63.
Published: 01 January 2014
... to examine legal debates over accountability, debt, and reconciliation and to clarify how the contemporary crisis of global finance capitalism has helped shape contemporary efforts to fore- close the lineages of historical injustice. The essay’s first section explains the specific history...
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Radical History Review (1995) 1995 (61): 157–160.
Published: 01 January 1995
...; the debt crisis; redemoc- ratization, the new constitution and elections. Course Requirements This will be a lecture-and-discussion course. Lectures will usually comple- ment, not summarize, the readings. Attendance is required. Early in the semester a map quiz...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 1–11.
Published: 01 May 2017
... break out, many in the United States are jolted back into aware- ness of the importance of Puerto Rico when crisis erupts. And now is just such a time. With the Puerto Rican debt disaster wreaking havoc on the island, with the threat 4  Radical History Review Figure 2. A stereograph produced...
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Radical History Review (1994) 1994 (60): 224–229.
Published: 01 October 1994
... nationalistic solutions to the debt crisis, a broad policy of social inclusion of marginalized sectors, and greater respect for human rights-some of the components of his "Grand Bargain." Both experiments ended catastrophically, and paved the way for executive autocracies (in Menem and Fujimori...
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Radical History Review (1989) 1989 (45): 98–123.
Published: 01 October 1989
.... It was the resulting dramatic increase in Third World borrowing that later produced the "debt crisis." Again, the easy path of shipping the dollars to the Third World was taken instead of a serious reform of the international economic order that might have benefited citizens in both the developed...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 147–172.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the experience of surveillance and subversion during the strikes has been imprinted on the student movement and what that might mean for present-­day struggles against US-­centered responses to the Puerto Rican debt crisis. Ultimately, this article illuminates the central role that strategies...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 77–89.
Published: 01 May 2017
... to produce sugar in a more environmentally conscious way. Since the recent debt crisis, efforts have been underway to revive agriculture in general. By utilizing the island’s rich soil and consistent temperatures, the Puerto Rican farm to table movement hopes to create thousands of new jobs and provide...
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Radical History Review (2015) 2015 (123): 9–31.
Published: 01 October 2015
... and the military to end it. We might take note. The Feminization of Debt A second paradigmatic feature of US empire that we need feminism to make sense of is the continuing expansion of neoliberalism, the production of austerity, debt, cyclical economic crisis, and ever greater inequality, what Harvey has...
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Radical History Review (1999) 1999 (73): 160–171.
Published: 01 January 1999
... The Mexican Shock. Helpful here is the third installment of the “Mexico” series titled ”End of an Era.” This last program considers the debt crisis of the early 1980s and then goes on to discuss the controversy surrounding the 1988Presidential election. To complement our survey of contemporary...
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Radical History Review (1993) 1993 (57): 65–72.
Published: 01 October 1993
.... The second oil shock and the debt crisis of the eighties have cast a pale over projects of democratization. Brazil, Mexico, and the Philippines are just three examples for the recent displacement of a democratic project. This displacement is fostered in the name of global capitalism...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (112): 1–8.
Published: 01 January 2012
... traditional policies of austerity were pitched to the Mexican public as being necessary to remove the country from a debt crisis. Rather, Grinnell shows us the ways in which his administration intimately linked such policies with a campaign for Mexican “moral renovation” in which heteronormative “family...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (118): 93–112.
Published: 01 January 2014
... only in abstraction. This is a starkly different perspective on financialization from that found in the pervasive focus on speculation, debt, and crisis.”45 To restate their point: finance concretizes what was heretofore abstract. In my presentation of this theoretical archive and its lexicon...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (118): 113–138.
Published: 01 January 2014
.... Michael Hudson, The Bubble and Beyond: Fictitious Capital, Debt Deflation, and Global Crisis (Dresden: ISLET, 2012). 16. See Louis Hyman, Debtor Nation: A History of America in Red Ink (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2011). 17. Randy Martin, Financialization of Daily Life...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (118): 182–196.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., many of our current critiques of finance are nostalgic — for some mythical time when finance did not exist (e.g., the so-­called debt abolition movements) or, relatedly, when it was a more benign form doing the work of capital while respect- ing its remit to “efficiently” distribute surplus...
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Radical History Review (1991) 1991 (50): 143–180.
Published: 01 May 1991
... by the IMF and the World Bank as solutions to the ”debt crisis.” A chief contention, therefore, is that ”enclosure,” defined as capital’s attack on customary and common rights to the land and its resources, represents not a singular event but “a regular return on the path of accumulation...
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Radical History Review (1987) 1987 (39): 69–91.
Published: 01 October 1987
... had the long-term effect of draining in- vestment and running down domestic plants and equipment, reducing productivity and increasing inflationary pressures. The crisis of American power was passed off on others in the form ofnexported infla- tion, capital shortages, an intensified debt...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (118): 3–13.
Published: 01 January 2014
...- soning proffered in both cases to trace how these debts proved impossible to pay within the calculus of legal formalism. What does it mean that no one can do the math (or even find the paperwork), that judges and government officials describe these histories as incalculable? Lastly, Jordana...