One Year Into Duterte’s Bloody Regime

One Year Into Duterte’s Bloody Regime

There are countless reasons why President Duterte’s Drug War isn’t helping Philippine society—and a $140 million reason President Trump might be willing to look the other way.

When Soft Power Fails

When Soft Power Fails

“Soft power” doesn’t work when it’s a fig leaf for military dominance.

Raising the Stakes in Asia

Raising the Stakes in Asia

The growing U.S. military presence in Asia could backfire, giving birth to what it ostensibly seeks to prevent.

Frenemies

Frenemies

When it comes to Vietnam and China, the frenemy of our frenemy is an even closer frenemy.

Can Danilo Atilano Feed the World?

Can Danilo Atilano Feed the World?

Industrial agriculture advocates say organic farming cannot produce enough food for 7 billion people. A group of rice farmers in the Philippines is proving them wrong.

Food Protests and Food Democracy

The Philippines is well poised to be a leader in food democracy in saying no to food vulnerability and in reinvigorating rooted farms.