The Anti-Development State: The Political Economy of Permanent Crisis in the Philippines

Apr 11

The Anti-Development State: The Political Economy of Permanent Crisis in the Philippines

By Walden Bello, Herbert Docena, Marissa de Guzman and Mary Lou Malig Publisher: Zed Books (March 3, 2006) 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? In this analysis of the roots of failure, Walden Bello shows how the political system remains...

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Global Finance: New Thinking on Regulating Speculative Capital Markets

Apr 11

Global Finance: New Thinking on Regulating Speculative Capital Markets

Edited by Walden Bello, Nicola Bullard and Kamal Malhotra Publisher: Zed Books (December 15, 2000) In this important policy- and campaign-relevant volume, economists, intellectuals and NGO leaders from both North and South confront what has now become the central issue of the new globalized world economy. Ever since the Asian crisis of 1997 threatened a...

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Deglobalization: Ideas for a New World Economy

Apr 11

Deglobalization: Ideas for a New World Economy

By Walden Bello Publisher: Zed Books; Revised Edition (June 30, 2005) How to manage the global economy – and, more fundamentally, whether humanity wishes it to go in an ever more market-oriented, transnational corporation-dominated, and capital-footloose direction – is the most important international question of our time. In this short and trenchant...

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Dragons in Distress: Asia’s Miracle Economies in Crisis

Apr 11

Dragons in Distress: Asia’s Miracle Economies in Crisis

By Walden Bello and Stephanie Rosenfeld Publisher: Food First (August 1990) Challenging the prevailing wisdom on Asia’s “miracle economies,” Dragons in Distress argues that South Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore are headed for crisis. Writing for a diverse audience, Walden Bello and Stephanie Rosenfeld lead their readers on an exploration of the...

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The Future in the Balance: Essays on Globalization and Resistance

Apr 11

By Walden Bello Edited with a preface by Anuradha Mittal Publisher: Food First (May 1, 2001) Third World activist and scholar Walden Bello is one of the most astute and ardent critics of the international financial institutions. His new collection of essays, The Future in the Balance, tells the truth about the World Trade Organization, International Monetary Fund,...

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Dark Victory: The United States and Global Poverty

Apr 11

By Walden Bello, Shea Cunningham and Bill Rau Foreword by Susan George Publisher: Food First; New edition (February 1999) As we enter the 21st century, many countries of the South are in a state of economic crisis, with once optimistic visions of the future cruelly dashed by rising mass poverty, inequality, and hunger. At the same time, working people in the North...

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