Philippine politics

Philippine National Electoral Landscape in 2022

October 29, 2021

How much choice do we really have in the 2022 elections? Some presidential candidates are better on human rights and corruption than others but no one stands out yet on economic issues. Overlapping senate slates might also be showing how transactional and pragmatic PH politics still is — and how we still don’t have that […]

Dutertegarchs in politics

July 27, 2021

[INFOGRAPHIC] Old and new oligarchs benefiting from the Duterte administration’s economic policies are not coincidentally very much involved in Philippine politics