September 10, 2021 | Nation-building in Afghanistan and Iraq was the resurrection of a doctrine that should have been buried after Vietnam.
Articles by Walden Bello
August 19, 2021 | An interview with the imprisoned Duterte critic who’s running for reelection from behind bars.
June 30, 2021 | The Communist Party of China led three revolutions of world-historic significance in its short 100-year-history: national liberation, the “Cultural Revolution,” and China’s rapid capitalist transformation.
June 11, 2021 | Twenty years of military quagmire of the Middle East has contributed to the fraying of the U.S. economy even as China has rapidly become the new center of global capital accumulation.
June 9, 2021 | Biden has promised an end to the endless wars. But such promises are not easy to keep.
May 5, 2021 | In the world's largest democracies, far-right movements that embrace violence, reject democracy, and target the vulnerable are on the rise.
March 10, 2021 | How John Locke's theory of property — and its racist exclusion of Black and Indigenous people — explains U.S. history from 1776 to January 6.
January 7, 2021 | The violent storming of the Capitol by pro-Trump extremists underlines the face of crises to come.
December 3, 2020 | Hewing to its centrist instincts will be a disaster for the Biden administration. The left must seize the initiative.
November 18, 2020 | Biden may tone down Trump's trade war and bring back some limited human rights advocacy, but there may be more continuity than either administration admits.