Regions / Philippines
From Duterte to Trump, a new crop of populist leaders are reviving a tried and true method of demonstrating leadership — killing people.
Trump's ban isn't about national security. It's about race, religion, and cultural exclusion.
China may bully its neighbors, but turning foreign territorial disputes into a superpower conflict between nuclear-armed rivals would be a huge mistake.
Instead of creeping repression, the new Philippine president began his reign with a blitzkrieg of extra-judicial killings, stupefying the country and blazing a new trail for fascism.
Though better known for his brutal war on drugs at home, the Philippine leader's volatile, one-man diplomacy could up-end 70 years of U.S. dominance in East Asia.
The decisive role of collective action in undermining neoliberal ideology and the continuing structural power of capitalism.
It's not just the chilling rhetoric. In the past five months, warships from both sides have done everything but ram one another.
The Philippines won a huge legal victory against China on a long-running territorial dispute. But Manila's alliance with Washington may make it all for nothing.
It’s tempting to use a harsh epithet like “terrorism” to describe the actions in Orlando. Perhaps “mass hate crime” would be more accurate.
A hapless elite, an angry electorate, and a brash front-runner with little regard for democratic norms: The latest Philippine election sounds a lot like America's.