Specter of the Red October: A Hauntology of Philippine State Propaganda under Rodrigo Duterte

IN 2018, MORE THAN a thousand Filipinos clutching placards and flags marched to Luneta Park on September 21, the day of commemoration of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos’s declaration of Martial Law. Weeks before the successful protest mobilization, rumors of a…

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Developing Islamic Materialism: Toward the Struggle of the Political Economy of Progressive Islam

11 AUGUST 2016, a couple of poor peasants named Suhartono and Sulistiorini were found dead in a paddy field of Butuh Village, Keras Subdistrict, Kediri. They both committed suicide by drinking poison due to the unbearable amount of debts. Both…