Regions / Philippines
Authoritarian governments have tried to rig elections for ages. More dangerous are the far-right leaders concentrating their power by relatively fair elections.
Democracy faces a global crisis. And this crisis couldn’t be coming at a worse time.
U.S. military aid to the Philippines doesn't defend the country from invaders. It's turned inward, against the poor, journalists, and human rights defenders.
U.S. taxpayer funds are bankrolling the worsening human rights crisis in the Philippines. Movements are rising to shut that aid off.
Rodrigo Duterte and Xi Jinping are loving their bromance. But the relationship doesn't have a lot of popular support.
Brazil is on the verge of electing a Duterte-style fascist. What can the left do?
The far right is on the rise from North America to Europe to Asia. Each case is different, but they share key similarities — and require similar responses.
It's about propping up "besieged majorities" in multiethnic countries.
Fresh off an Asia trip where he showed surprising deference to dictators, Trump looks ready to start a renewed assault on critics at home.
Trump has lavished praised on Duterte's extrajudicial murders — and Duterte's envoy to the U.S. is developing a little project called Trump Tower Manila.