By CrimethInc via anarchistnews.org and thefreeonline
On the 2022 Philippine Elections Anarchist Strategies amid the Dying Liberal Status Quo On May 9, 2022, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. won the presidential election in the Philippines.
Deserting the Image Factory —
Bongbong Marcos is the son of Ferdinand Marcos, Sr., who ruled the Philippines as a right-wing dictator from 1965 to 1986.
Deserting the Image Factory — anarchistnews.org
The return of the Marcos dynasty to power has spread considerable dismay among those who remember the dictatorial reign of the senior Marcos.
How could another Marcos come to power—and how does this relate to the electoral contests playing out in Colombia, France, the United States, and elsewhere around the world?
Does Marcos’s victory represent a threat to democracy itself, or is there some other way we should understand the situation?
How can we prepare for the challenges ahead?