Walden Bello

Walden Bello, a columnist for Foreign Policy in Focus,  is the author or co-author of 19 books, the latest of which are Capitalism’s Last Stand? (London: Zed, 2013) and State of Fragmentation: the Philippines in Transition (Quezon City: Focus on the Global South and FES, 2014).

The Three Revolutions of the Chinese Communist Party

The Trillion Dollar War: the Economics of Overextension

The Global Spread of Fascism is as Real as the Spread of COVID-19

John Locke and the Roots of White Supremacy in the US

America Has Entered the Weimar Era

The Biden Presidency: a New Era or a Fragile Interregnum?

What Will a Biden Presidency Mean for the Asia-Pacific Region?

Things May Get Worse Before They Get Better in the U.S.

How the IMF and World Bank Turned a Pandemic into a Public Relations Stunt

The End of Duterte? Four Ways the Strongman Could Fall

Could the Duterte Regime be COVID-19’s Next Victim?

The Racist Underpinnings of the American Way of War

How Thailand Contained COVID-19

The Race to Replace a Dying Neoliberalism

The Corporate Food System is Making the Coronavirus Crisis Worse

Martin Khor: the Making of a Global Activist

COVID-19 and the Death of Connectivity

Duterte Does the Right Thing for a Change

China’s Economy: Powerful But Vulernable

Trump Told the Truth Where It Counted…for His Reelection

Good Riddance to the WTO

Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics

How the Battle of Seattle Made the Truth About Globalization True

Is China an “Imperial Power” in the Image of the West?

A Major Diplomatic Defeat for Duterte

Elections in the Era of Charismatic Politics

Understanding the Global Rise of the Extreme Right

Duterte’s Crass Politics and Anti-Imperialism: Class War in the Philippines

Trump: the Ultimate Blowback for American Foreign Policy?

China Offers a World Bank Alternative

How the Left Failed France’s Muslims

The Dilemmas Faced by Climate-Vulnerable Developing Countries

The Washington / Beijing Climate Axis

How Liberal Democracy Promotes Inequality

A Transgender Woman Meets the Marine Corps

A Visit to Syria

The Apple Connection

The New German Colossus

The Puzzling Persistance of APEC

Capital is a Fickle Lover

Bin Laden’s Game

Sexual Prey in the Saudi Jungle

The Triumph of Austerity

The Political Consequences of Stagnation

Greece and Wall Street

The Battle for Thailand

The Poverty Trap

Can China Save the World From Depression?

Globalization in Retreat?

Hurricane Milton

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