Bello Walden

by Walden Bello, State University of New York at Binghamton, USA The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered an efflorescence of ideas on how to reorganize society along more progressive lines from the left. In webinars spanning the globe, people have been treated to a dazzling array of alternatives, including a reinvigorated left-wing Keynesianism, degrowth, deglobalization, ecofeminism, […]

by Walden Bello, State University of New York, Binghamton and former member of the Philippine House of Representatives. With the victory of the Nazi counterrevolution, Joseph Goebbels famously said, “The year 1789 is hereby erased from history.” Along the same lines, could one argue that the rising fascist movements in the US, Europe, and elsewhere […]

by Walden Bello, Emeritus Professor, University of the Philippines at Diliman, and former member of the Philippine House of Representatives, 2009-15 Walden Bello is a Filipino sociologist of immense international stature as a scholar and public intellectual. He has published major books on development and politics, including the Anti-Development State (2004), Food Wars (2009) and […]

by Walden Bello* For most of my life, I have been both a sociologist and an activist. After obtaining a PhD in sociology from Princeton in 1975, I plunged into full-time activism, first as part of the movement to overthrow the Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines, then as a militant in the international movement against […]