In the last decades, Asia Pacific is witness to a growing number of closed autocratic regimes. First featured in our Rise of Fascist Regimes series is the Philippines.
Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr., son of the ousted dictator Marcos, became president through an election defined by gross deception campaigns and marred with anomalies, fraud, vote-buying and violence. Marcos’ return to power was assured through the previous administrations’ accomodation and support, as well as his family’s plundered wealth.
Read our [Explainer] What does a Marcos Presidency mean for the Filipinos and the world?– https://bit.ly/3PzfM31
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