Category: Regional/International

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Mary Ann Manahan15 March 2012 Speech delivered during the implementation of the right to water and sanitation transversal session of the Alternative World Water Forum/Forum Alternatif Mondial d’Eau. The session was moderated by Sylvie Paquerot, University of Ottawa and the panelists include Mau …

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Germany

by Walden Bello (FPIF)Germany towers over Europe like a colossus. Its economy is the biggest in the European Union, accounting for 20 percent of the EU’s gross domestic product. While most of Europe’s economies are stagnating, Germany’s will have grown by some 2.9 percent in 2011. It boasts the lowe …

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Debate between leading European and Asian analysts on the decline of European power, the economic rise of China and India, the likelihood of global recession, climate change and proposed alternatives to the current global economic model. Marica Frangakis is on the Board of the Nicos Poulantzas Insti …

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[Espanõl]  Rafael Correa and Twenty First Century Socialism Gerard Coffey* It was the decade of the indigenous peoples. The nineteen nineties saw a tide of anger and hope sweep them and everyone else, we imagined, towards a different, more equitable land. But it didn’t quite happen that way. No …

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By Walden Bello*At the Seventh World Social Forum (WSF), held in Nairobi, Kenya, in late January, the most controversial topic was not HIV-AIDS, the US occupation of Iraq, or neoliberalism.  There was a rough consensus on these issues.  Aside, of course, from the lively internal politics o …

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by Walden Bello*   The recent US election was a redemptive election. At a time that many throughout the world had written off the American electorate as lifeless putty in the hands of Karl Rove, it woke up to deliver the Republican Party its worse blow in the last quarter of a century.  No …

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The earthquake which unleashed the killer Tsunami has already claimed nearly 60,000 lives and this figure is rising every day. There is urgent need of help in every form. While relief agencies, individuals and governments are pouring their efforts in the humanitarian efforts in the affected areas, a …

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The Asian Peace Mission to Iraq: Walden Bello, Loreta Rosales, Zulfiqar Gondal, Dita Sari, Hussin Amin and Herbert Docena rushed to Iraq four days before the bombing to oppose an illegal war for oil and empire. 13-17 March 2003

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