Ateneo awards Radical Democracy research grant to Maboloc
In less than a year after his election to office, President Duterte has caused an unprecedented impact and influence in the social and political life of the Filipino people. No Philippine president in recent history has made prominent headlines around the world like President Duterte. But the narrative behind it all is the latent history of domination that has defined the course of the country’s destiny, one that has formed its political elites. The people in the Bangsamoro, neglected for decades, have remained impoverished due to social and political exclusion. Muslim Mindanao, the NSCB reports, has a 45% poverty incidence rate.