In: corruption

Lord Binay and the Empire of Makati
February 1, 2016

In the post-authoritarian unitary system of government in the Philippines, local politicians who want to thrive into national politics will be…

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The Ambassador: The silent colonisation of Africa’s natural resources
May 13, 2015

Viewing the degree of corruption in Africa through the lens of Mads Brugger’s 2011 documentary ‘The Ambassador’, reveals how ambassadorial privileges…

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What does the ‘pork barrel’ scam suggest about the Philippine government?
September 10, 2013

The social media-driven #MillionPeopleMarch is by far the biggest popular protest faced by President Benigno Aquino III since he took office…

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