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This compelling book examines the depiction of the slums in recent Philippine urban cinema and aims to show slum inhabitants in Manila stake their ‘right to the city’.
A great deal of attention has been given to international opposition to the ‘war on drugs’, but domestic opposition has also had an impact.
Given Duterte’s open endorsement of mass killings and
anti-human rights rhetoric, how was an alliance possible with the left movement?