October 21, 2020
Why Is Rodrigo Duterte Still Popular in the Philippines?
By Mong Palatino
Despite allegations of corruption and his ineptitude in handling the COVID-19 crisis, the Philippine leader's popularity continues to climb.
January 29, 2020
Herd Behavior and Approval Bubbles: A Closer Look at Duterte’s Popularity
By Ronald U. Mendoza and Tristan Canare
Net satisfaction ratings for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte keep increasing. There is growing evidence that fake news and herd behavior might be at play.
January 10, 2019
Why Duterte’s Controversies Are No Laughing Matter
By Luke Hunt
Duterte's 'jokes' reveal a lack of respect for institutions, the rule of law, and the Philippine people.
October 07, 2016
The Truth About Duterte’s ‘Popularity’ in the Philippines
By Prashanth Parameswaran
His support isn’t that much higher relative to his predecessors, and doesn’t mean as much as some contend.