Posts Tagged: Philippines
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?
We need a national climate response to match the scale of the Philippines typhoon and the extreme weather happening in other parts of the world.
Like nuclear weapons, storms such as Typhoon Haiyan need their own disarmament treaty.
The super typhoon that just hit the Philippines should be a wake-up call for climate-change negotiators in Warsaw.
The case against GMOs has strengthened steadily over the last few years, even as the industry has expanded all over the world.
China’s aggressive territorial claims, Washington's "pivot" to Asia, and Japan’s hawkish bluster add up to a volatile brew in the Asia-Pacific.
For over a century, “surveillance blowback” from America’s wars has ensured the creation of massive internal surveillance state.