We’ve reached the end of our “History of the Philippines” series featuring Lisandro Claudio, associate professor at UC Berkeley. In this final episode, the group picks up at the end of Ferdinand Marcos’ rule, examining the economic and ideological factors in his downfall, the end of the Cold War in the archipelago, the tenure of president Corazon Aquino, the New People's Army (NPA), and where the US-Philippines relationship stands today.
Check out the rest of the series here: https://shorturl.at/bemW4
For more on contemporary Philippine politics, check out our non-series episode on the subject with Lisandro: https://shorturl.at/eJLNX
Don’t forget to pick up a copy of Lisandro’s latest book Liberalism and the Postcolony: Thinking the State in 20th-Century Philippines: https://shorturl.at/hmzL5
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