Walden Bello

Walden Bello is a cochair of Focus on the Global South, an affiliate of Chulalongkorn University, and a former member of the Philippines House of Representatives.

Typhoon Haiyan’s Message to the World

Typhoon Haiyan’s Message to the World Typhoon Haiyan’s Message to the World

Climate change is upon us—and the danger is urgent.

Nov 20, 2013 / Editorial / Walden Bello

Yes, Typhoon Haiyan Was Caused by Climate Change

Yes, Typhoon Haiyan Was Caused by Climate Change Yes, Typhoon Haiyan Was Caused by Climate Change

The super-typhoon that just hit the Philippines should be a wake-up call for climate-change negotiators in Warsaw.

Nov 11, 2013 / Foreign Policy In Focus / Foreign Policy In Focus and Walden Bello

Twenty-Six Countries Ban GMOs—Why Won’t the US?

Twenty-Six Countries Ban GMOs—Why Won’t the US? Twenty-Six Countries Ban GMOs—Why Won’t the US?

The case against GMOs has strengthened steadily over the last few years, even as the industry has expanded all over the world.

Oct 29, 2013 / Foreign Policy In Focus / Walden Bello and Foreign Policy In Focus

View From Asia View From Asia

Flush with cash, most Asian governments and financial players are wary of being drawn into the Wall Street maelstrom.

Sep 24, 2008 / Feature / Walden Bello

Manufacturing a Food Crisis Manufacturing a Food Crisis

How "free trade" is destroying Third World agriculture--and who's fighting back.

May 15, 2008 / Feature / Walden Bello

Microcredit, Macro Issues Microcredit, Macro Issues

The Swedish Academy bestowed this year's Nobel Peace Prize to Muhammad Yunus, the father of microcredit. It's easy to believe Yunus's low-interest loans to the poor are a silver b...

Oct 15, 2006 / Editorial / Walden Bello

Letter From the Philippines Letter From the Philippines

"People power" in the Philippines is running out of steam. The political system is corrupt, Washington is micro-managing the economy and civil society, cynicism is rampant. But a f...

Oct 12, 2005 / Feature / Walden Bello

Dispatch From Philippines Dispatch From Philippines

Walden Bello was in Baghdad March 14-17 as a member of the Asian Peace Mission, a delegation of parliamentarians and members of civil society from different countries in Asia.

Mar 27, 2003 / Feature / Walden Bello

Drop Till We Shop? Drop Till We Shop?

Brenner's World

Oct 3, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Walden Bello

A ‘Second Front’ in the Philippines A ‘Second Front’ in the Philippines

America called on its former colony to fill the bill for a sequel to Al Qaeda.

Feb 28, 2002 / Feature / Walden Bello

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