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01
May

May Day: Hidden & Essential Labor

May Day and International Workers’ Day commemorate the 1886 Chicago Haymarket affair and the fight for representation and rights for laborers worldwide — as well as the continuing efforts and struggle of the labor movement. …

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09
Feb

Who gets to govern the global economy?

By Christy Thornton, author of Revolution in Development: Mexico and the Governance of the Global Economy Who gets to govern the global economy? In the twentieth century, this was a key question …

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29
Oct

Post-pandemic Will the Poor Get Poorer?

Anirudh Krishna’s essay “The Poorest After the Pandemic” is featured in Current History’s November special issue on the pandemic’s global ramifications. Krishna is the Edgar T. Thompson Professor of Public Policy and …

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