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We have to talk about Duterte

Nicole Curato (ed.): A Duterte Reader. Critical Essays on Rodrigo Duterte's Early Presidency

: Vulgar language, cunning-aggressive use of social media and a careless relationship with human life have placed the popular president of the Philippines firmly on the international stage. There are good reasons to talk about Rodrigo Duterte, writes anthology editor Nicole Curato.

An unscrupulous empire stands for fall

Alfred W. McCoy: In the Shadows of the American Century. The Rise and Decline of US Global Power

: In a new book, Alfred W. McCoy gathers his analyzes of the United States as an empire. He describes how the violence perpetrated in the periphery will always follow home.