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The 2022 Elections: What’s at Stake for Philippine Democracy?

04.21.2022
What does a boxing icon, a retired police general, a labor leader-activist, a former actor, a widow-human rights lawyer and son of a former dictator have in common?  They form part of a crowded field of aspirants seeking to become the 17th president of the Philippines.  Elections in the middle of ...

Philippines Elections: What’s At Stake for Democracy?

04.20.2022
The Philippines will hold its national elections on May 9, 2022, with an estimated 67 million Filipinos eligible to vote for the country’s next president and vice president. This will end Rodrigo Duterte’s presidency, as Philippine presidents are constitutionally barred from serving more than a ...

Neighbors with Open Arms: Moldovan Society Mobilizes to Support Ukrainians

03.03.2022
On February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin approved a “special military operation” in the Donbas and Luhansk regions of Ukraine. These actions quickly turned into an all-out invasion of Ukraine by land, air, and sea. In the face of war, hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians, mostly women and...

Will the Philippine National Elections Help Strengthen Democracy?

01.06.2022
With a population of just over 110 million, the Philippines will hold presidential elections on May 9. This will be the largest election in Asia in 2022. This will end Rodrigo Duterte’s presidency, as Philippine presidents are constitutionally barred from serving more than a single six-year te...
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