Palakasan is a “negative” social practice that distorted the allocation of the SAP and other aid which local politicians had control over.
95% of hundreds of thousands of internally displaced people in resettlement sites built after Typhoon Haiyan in 2013 are not vaccinated.
In this episode of the Nordic Asia Podcast Kenneth Bo Nielsen is joined by Olle Törnquist to discuss the main results and arguments in what he calls his endbook.
Residents were consulted and active in food distribution activities run by non-governmental organisations, but not consulted in relation to government-run activities.
This public health problem demands a radically different solution.
...creating spaces for civil society should be integral to post-pandemic recovery and reconstruction plans.
If stories of shock are transferred to younger generations, so is the narrative of resilience that their elders pass down.
Fluctuations in incident and casualty data belie claims the end of Philippines’ insurgencies is near.
How do ordinary Filipinos make sense of their experiences of disinformation during elections?
In advocacy that makes use of digital evidence, there are more ordinary citizens, including in places that are harder to reach, who are enabled to participate in the production and dissemination of evidence.
Aside from critiquing state inefficiency, I think community pantries are telling us something more ideological.
How do young people contribute to addressing injustices and advancing agendas of peace?
The Church should recall its long tradition of fighting for the oppressed and caring for the poor and marginalized, and act in the same spirit towards the current regime
As the COVID-19 pandemic intersects with Duterte’s murderous plague, Filipinos are faced with clear lessons that can be brought to bear in the next election.
If Duterte has failed to deliver, why do so many local politicians remain beholden to him?
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.