Jun 17 • 1HR 12M

E49 - Contemporary Philippine Politics w/ Lisandro Claudio

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A podcast from Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison that provides listeners with everything they need to know about what’s going on in the world.
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Danny and Derek discuss Biden's trip to Saudi Arabia and Israel (1:06), the potential collapse of the ruling Israeli political coalition (6:41), the M23 conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (10:01), the first round of the French parliamentary election (14:11), and Ukraine (17:25). They then speak with Lisandro Claudio, assistant professor at UC Berkley, about Philippine politics from the 1980s through today. They discuss the Duterte and Marcos families, the U.S.-Philippines relationship, the Philippines “balancing act” between the U.S. and China, and much more.

Check out Dr. Claudio’s book Liberalism and the Postcolony: Thinking the State in 20th-Century Philippines here: https://bit.ly/3Hz0BTH

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