Walden Bello

Walden Bello is the founding Director of Focus on the Global South, a policy research institute based in Bangkok, Thailand. Prior to that, he was Executive Director of the Institute for Food and Development Policy (Food First) in Oakland, California. Educated at Princeton University where he did his doctorate in Sociology in 1975, he subsequently taught at the University of California, Berkeley where he was a research associate with the Center for South East Asian Studies. A renowned campaigner for international justice and development and one of the leading independent critics in the South of current global economic arrangements, he is the author of numerous books.


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Dilemmas of Domination
American Empire Project
Walden Bello and Tom Engelhardt
Metropolitan Books

From the acclaimed globalization critic, a far-reaching analysis of America's military, economic, and political vulnerability The empire seems unassailable,...


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Empire and the Bomb

Joseph Gerson and Walden Bello
Pluto Press

A concise history of how the US has used nuclear weapons to dominate the world.


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The Anti-Development State

Walden Bello, Herbert Docena, Marissa de Guzman and Mary Lou Malig
Zed Books

Seven million Filipinos live or work abroad. One in five wants to emigrate. What has gone wrong in the 20 years since the popular ousting of President Marcos?...


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Deglobalization
Global Issues
Walden Bello
Zed Books

This is a short and trenchant history of the organizations--the World Bank, IMF, WTO, and Group of Seven--that have promoted economic globalization and which...


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De-Globalization
Global Issues
Walden Bello
Zed Books

This is a study on the most important issue confronting politicians at the global level - how to reform and improve the presently grossly inadequate...


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