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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 91-119.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Entangled Crossings: Afro-Latino Migrations between Race and Empire. © 2017 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 2017 Puerto Rico US Colonialism Insular Cases US Territories Debt Crisis References Álvarez Jaimes Yennifer . 2015 . “Evidente desgaste en los...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (118): 159-173.
Published: 01 January 2014
... recent years, Graeber takes analysts to task for not understanding the relationship between private debt and finance — that far from making value out of nothing, finance has been making value out of the income and debt streams of working- and middle-class people. As he traces his own intellectual...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (129): 144-163.
Published: 01 October 2017
... and misappropriation of public funds, and crushing regional debt. Finally, it shows how the new political geography of Europe is divided between creditor countries, from the European core, that visit and debtor countries, in the Mediterranean, that are visited. Max Holleran is lecturer in...
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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
... 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 of...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (118): 182-196.
Published: 01 January 2014
... memories. Ironically, 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...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (118): 64-91.
Published: 01 January 2014
... student debt, and the various fictions of finance that structure both the long 1970s and our own moment. Delany takes this world-­historical transi- tion, from a “barter economy to a money economy” as the ground of his S&S series, and uses it to reflect — or, more appropriately, to refract — the...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (108): 73-90.
Published: 01 October 2010
... Durban Corporation had invested in expertise to fuel and finance segregationist development under the guidance of Town Clerk E. B. Scott and City Treasurer Ossie Gorven.80 The latter brought into being Durban’s Capital Fund, built on property investment, which kept Durban debt free and reliant on...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (106): 137-161.
Published: 01 January 2010
... vitally important skill. As Germany endured an interregnum identity crisis, the photographic book proved an effective alternative to what were perceived to be the more subjective, traditional “fine arts” of painting and sculpture. More than innocuous collections of fine art photography, these books...
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Radical History Review (2015) 2015 (123): 9-31.
Published: 01 October 2015
... 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 called “accu- mulation by dispossession.”32 Debt is also linked to US racism at home in the...
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Radical History Review (2015) 2015 (122): 11-24.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., Cruel Optimism (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2011). 7. These dangers are familiar to me, having considered the refugee as a supplemental figure of liberal empire. Mimi Thi Nguyen, The Gift of Freedom: War, Debt, and Other Refugee Passages (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2012...
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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 will...
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Radical History Review (1994) 1994 (60): 224-229.
Published: 01 October 1994
... endorse as "leftist." Alfonsin and Garcia sought mildly 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...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 1-11.
Published: 01 May 2017
... always rediscover the importance of Ire- land when troubles 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...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 77-89.
Published: 01 May 2017
... determined 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...
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Radical History Review (1989) 1989 (45): 98-123.
Published: 01 October 1989
... bankers were so eager to make loans that they badgered Third World government officials with phone calls about the ease of their terms. 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...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (118): 93-112.
Published: 01 January 2014
... 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, I have tried to stress how abstract and concrete cannot be separated and how finance, however defined...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 147-172.
Published: 01 May 2017
... on how 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...
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Radical History Review (1999) 1999 (73): 160-171.
Published: 01 January 1999
... President Ernest0 Zedillo’s election and subsequent fiscal and political challenges, I assign Jorge Castefieda’s collection of essays titled 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...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (112): 1-8.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Madrid, neoliberalism was never seen as a discrete “eco- nomic” project in which 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...