July 01, 2022
A Counterrevolution in the Philippines: Marcos 2.0
By Richard Javad Heydarian
What can we expect from Ferdinand Marcos Jr.?
March 16, 2022
The Philippines’ False Nostalgia for Authoritarian Rule
By Ronald U. Mendoza, Oscar Bulaong Jr., and Gabrielle Ann S. Mendoza
Among Filipinos, the rosy view of the Marcos era is tied to a deep and growing disillusionment with post-Marcos reform efforts, which remain incomplete over three decades later.
August 02, 2021
Why Do Filipinos Keep Voting for Authoritarian Leaders?
By Gretchen Abuso
A lack of thorough education has helped blur the Philippines’ history – and the lessons of the past.
July 25, 2017
Duterte’s Extended Martial Law and the Future of Marawi
By Chester Cabalza
A closer look at a controversial policy.
November 23, 2016
Will Reburying Marcos Be Duterte's Downfall?
By Tom Smith
Anger at the glorification of an old dictator puts President Duterte in the firing line.
November 19, 2016
Hero or Villain? Burial Reveals Philippines' Deep Divide on Ferdinand Marcos
By Michio Ueda
Marcos' burial at Heroes' Cemetery points to a deep divide: Was the Marcos era the "good old days" or a reign of terror?
May 07, 2016
5 Trends That Define the 2016 Philippine Elections
By Mong Palatino
As the country prepares to go to the polls, a look at some notable developments during the campaign up to this point.