Posts Tagged: rodrigo duterte
Pandemic-stricken Filipinos are now asking themselves how they could have fallen for a leader whose only skill is mass murder.
The outbreak of COVID-19 initially looked like a gift to autocrats around the world — until they botched it.
Like Trump in the U.S. and Bolsonaro in Brazil, the Philippine strongman's utter failure to contain COVID-19 may kneecap his authoritarian ambitions.
Philippine strongman Rodrigo Duterte is using the pandemic to crush his opposition — and the U.S. is poised to arm him to the teeth.
The Philippine strongman was counting on China to quash a UN resolution to investigate his brutal “war on drugs.” They failed.
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?