WALDEN BELLO is a political activist and Professor of Sociology at Binghamton University and at the University of the Philippines in Manila. He is also the founding Director of Focus on the Global South, a policy research institute based in Bangkok. In March 2008 he was named Outstanding Public Scholar for 2008 by the International Studies Association.
"Walden Bello is the world's leading no-nonsense revolutionary." Naomi Klein "A convincing critique. .. a valuable contribution to the urgent debate on how to thwart further Tesco-ization of the world and land-grabbing from small producers." TF, New Internationalist "US writer and political activist with a critical analysis of how the West has created the global crisis which points the fingers at IMF and WTO-led restructuring of the worldwide agricultural system. He suggests a principle of food sovereignty as a solution. Naomi Klein is a fan." Bookseller