Posts Tagged: Philippines
Japan and South Korea have reached an agreement on the "comfort women" issue that has made a lot of people uncomfortable.
The U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage will bolster the work of human rights activists around the world. But it will also pose some challenges.
The murder of a transgender woman in the Philippines reveals both the transphobia of the U.S. Marine Corps and the dangers of U.S. military presence in the region.
The Philippines and Vietnam are natural allies in their common territorial struggles against China. But they should leave Washington out of it.
As the human rights situation in the Philippines has deteriorated, U.S. military aid has ramped up.
The lumbering aircraft carrier known as the United States should be executing a pivot that lives up to its name: a shift from the martial to the pacific.
If it weren't for decades of Western-backed political and economic repression, the Philippines might have joined the Asian Tigers years ago.
Thomas Friedman once said the hidden hand of the market needs the hidden fist of the military. The TPP and the Obama administration's Pacific Pivot pack both.
Developed countries are still using the WTO to squeeze small farmers in the developing world--and developing world governments are going along with the charade.
Is a green energy revolution on the global agenda?