Articles by Emmanuel Doy Santos

The Promdi President

Digong Duterte’s first state of the nation address should be noted for its style as well as its substance. Those who focus on the text of the SONA could be forgiven for thinking that it had no [read more]

Rage Against the Regime

The rise of Digong Duterte is being fuelled by an anger from the ‘aspirational class’ against the establishment’s apathy, but is his brand of authoritarianism really the solution? With barely a [read more]