The Philippines as an Extreme Case in the Worldwide Rise of Populist Politics

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Why ‘populist’ and not ‘populism’? Why now?

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How did Duterte win and why might the Philippines be an extreme case?

The Record so far and looking toward the future

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“While Duterte’s own political fate is unclear, his rise to power as part of the new populist wave will likely leave an indelible imprint on the politics of the country in the future”.


LSE Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre blog

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