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Philippines: Remembering Revolt

Categories: East Asia, Philippines, History

As the 20th anniversary of the Philippines “people power revolution [1]” that ousted dictator Ferdinand Marcos nears, a law professor and blogger remembers where he was [2]during those historic days. “20 years ago, I was willing to die for my country. I have no reason to depart from that belief 20 years hence, present leadership notwithstanding and apathy being the new social cancer.”