Articles by Anthony Lawrence Borja

Excusing the inexcusable: Re-thinking political legitimacy in the Philippines beyond the notions of support and loyalty

The role of excusing what others find inexcusable is a crucial part of understanding Filipino politics.

Intolerant leaders for intolerant citizens: illiberal values in the Philippines

Survey data suggest Dutertismo isn't necessarily out of line with popular values.

Through Machiavelli’s eyes: on leaders, citizens, and Philippine politics

What are the challenges and lessons of translating Machiavelli’s ‘The Prince’ into Filipino?