Walden Bello

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Walden Bello

Foreign Policy In Focus columnist Walden Bello is a member of the House of Representatives of the Philippines and a senior analyst at the Bangkok-based research and advocacy institute Focus on the Global South.

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How Thailand Contained COVID-19

In politically turbulent Thailand, a public health system with popular support -- not decrees from above -- made all the difference.

Martin Khor: The Making of a Global Activist

The late Martin Khor united activists, officials, and thought leaders against trade and climate policies that plundered the Global South. Here's how his comrades remember him.

Good Riddance to the WTO

Rich countries embraced trade multilateralism when it suited them, and now they’re abandoning it. That may not be such a bad thing.