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’WE FACE TODAY THE GENESIS OF A GLOBAL SOCIAL HURRICANE’

, by Walden Bello

September 21 is the day the dictator Ferdinand Marcos declared Martial Law in the Philippines. For 49 years, it has been a day of mourning for Filipinos. This year, the 50th anniversary of Martial Law will be taking place under the regime of his son, Ferdinand Marcos Jr., who was elected (...)

The contraction of the West

, by DE SOUSA SANTOS Boaventura

What Westerners call the West or Western civilization is a geopolitical space that emerged in the 16th century and expanded continuously until the 20th century. On the eve of World War I, about 90% of the globe was Western or Western-dominated: Europe, Russia, the Americas, Africa, Oceania and (...)

WHY THE SON OF A HATED DICTATOR WON THE PHILIPPINE ELECTIONS

, by Walden Bello

The failures of liberalism made illiberalism popular. But the inevitable crises of the Marcos-Duterte regime offer opportunities for progressive organizing.
As a progressive activist, I am dismayed at the election of Ferdinand Marcos Jr., son of the former dictator, by a landslide in the (...)

War: Three pieces of a puzzle


, by Antonio Martins


Putin has been caught in a political ambush. The West has detonated the financial "atom bomb" - but risks being hit for it. China is pushing back against Washington, but is not aligning with Moscow and may hold the keys to a long-term exit. There are lessons for the (...)

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