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Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

The failed exorcism of the Marcos legacy (Philippines Daily Inquirer)

by November 11, 2015 Government & Politics

The flight from Malacanang of the dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his family in February 1986 marked the overthrow of his regime and the restoration of democracy in the Philippines. Almost three decades after the 1986 People Power Revolution, the legacy of the 14-year dictatorship is proving to be one of the most durable myths of regime…