Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr
What does the Marcos-Duterte government mean for access to health in the Philippines?

The election of Bongbong Marcos and Sara Duterte is cause for concern for health justice activists in the Philippines as they expect increased persecution and insufficient budget for health

Philippines elections Marcos family returns to power in the Philippines

Bongbong Marcos and running mate Sara Duterte were elected in the Philippines with a landslide amid allegations of electoral fraud and violence

Outrage in the Philippines as ex-dictator’s son wins crucial election and other stories

Today we look at the initial results of the presidential elections in the Philippines, another brutal prison massacre in Ecuador, and more

Explained: What these elections mean for democracy in the Philippines

The landmark election in the Philippines on May 9 will be crucial for the country. We look at the key candidates, their platforms, and the implication of the election on democracy in the country

Assange US extradition case goes to UK Home Secretary, appeals remain and other stories

Today we look at the formal extradition order issued against Julian Assange, police repression of protests amid the crisis in Sri Lanka, and more

Philippines EDSA Filipinos say “Never Again” on anniversary of EDSA Revolution

As progressive social movements remember the legacy of the 1986 revolution that brought down the dictatorial regime of Ferdinand Marcos, they call on voters to defeat the presidential bid of Marcos Jr. and his running mate Sara Duterte

Tonga faces significant damage, communications shutdown after tsunami and other stories

Today we look at the situation in Tonga after a volcanic eruption and tsunami, the detention of critically ill Palestinian teen Amal Nakhleh, and more

Bolivian government rejects far-right destabilization attempts and other stories

Today we look at right-wing protests in Bolivia and the repeal of Law 1386, a leaked report on police violence during Nigeria’s #EndSARS protests, and more

Duterte-Marcos Jr alliance Philippines Duterte-Marcos Jr. alliance is now official, rights advocates petition for disqualification

Sara Duterte, Davao City mayor and daughter of Rodrigo Duterte, and Ferdinand Marcos Jr, son of former Philippine dictator, have announced an alliance for the general election scheduled for May 2022

Brazen disregard for Filipinos killed: movements condemn Marcos Jr.’s presidential bid

Progressive movements are ramping up their resistance against the presidential bid of Bongbong Marcos, son of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos, in the upcoming 2022 election

US conditional aid to UN agency violates Palestinian right of return and other stories

Today we look at protests in Gaza against a funding agreement between the U.S. and the UNRWA, a U.S. court ordering Indigenous people in Ecuador to pay the Chevron corporation’s legal fees, and more

The brutal legacy of Ferdinand Marcos

On September 21, the people of the Philippines marked the 49th anniversary of the imposition of martial law by Ferdinand Marcos

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