Episode 26: The Role of Civil Society in Philippine Democracy

Episode #026
(11:33 min 10.28MB)

National Institute for Policy Studies President Mario Taguiwalo explains the economic and social background that gives birth to Philippine civil society. He expounds on its rise during the Marcos dictatorship and its continued flourishing in restored democracy. He speaks of civil society as the central channel of engaging politicians due to the lack of ideologically based political parties in the country.

The music is provided by Dieter Bachmann.

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