Students and universities have had an active role in social organization and social change throughout the history of the Philippines.
International terrorist designations are fuel for Duterte's war on communist organisations.
Recent narratives shift racist stereotypes of gold-digging mail-order brides.
Many Filipino students don't have computers or internet access for online learning during COVID-19. On "subaltern social media strategies" for demanding equitable access.
In the Philippines, local governments are stepping up to cover gaps in national public health and welfare infrastructure.
The President's handling of the Social Amelioration Program in the regions seems to betray an intention to consolidate centralised power.
...grounding democracy in ambág and bayanihan can help heal the polarized political landscape in the Philippines.
Filipino grandmothers often bear the brunt of providing and caring for their families. The Duterte government's COVID-19 response overlooks them.
Reports emerging of anti-communist attacks in cities and rural areas, arrests of activists and union members, and military action in spite of a declared ceasefire.
Who has the right to live in the city? And what role can facilitated community organisation that engages all residents of the city play in determining the shape and life of the city?
Dr Teresa Melgar draws on her comparative research in Brazil and the Philippines to help us understand the potential of engaging citizens fully in political processes.
Wataru Kusaka's extensive ethnographic work leads him to emphasise the importance of recognising populist voters as concrete individuals, rather than abstract others,
Sexism in the Philippines is about "multiple overlapping issues of inequality based on class, religion, sexuality, ethnicity, and also geographic locations" as Dr Maria Tanyag discusses with Nicole Curato.
...globally there are many places where innovation is happening in television and in other forms of media, and the Philippines is definitely one of those places.
The end of the NPA's insurgency isn't guaranteed despite what officials say.
An urban poor community fight to save their homes in the face of arrests and arson.
Despite disinformation, social media in the Philippines remains a space for genuine grassroots mobilisation
Despite the rise of disinformation innovations, social media still holds genuine democratic potential.
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.
New report "Tracking Digitial Disinformation in the 2019 Philippine Midterm Election".
Though Austronesians operated in networks of oceanic trading that stretched from Asia to the Mediterranean for thousands of years, both the term and cultural grouping are little known.
After failing to assemble a critical mass that aggressively rallies for his policies, Duterte is leading a top-down insurgency to overturn to overturn the liberal-democratic establishment.
Duterte’s success on 13 May entrenches populism further.
Two years on since Marawi's siege and the city remains in ruin. Will locals ever be able to return?