Richard Javad Heydarian

Richard Javad Heydarian is associate professor in the College of Social Sciences and Development at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines. His books include The Rise of Duterte: A Populist Revolt Against Elite Democracy (2018) and The Indo-Pacific: Trump, China, and the New Struggle for Global Mastery (2020).

Articles by Richard Javad Heydarian:

July 2022, Volume 33, Issue 3

The Return of the Marcos Dynasty

A half-century after his father declared martial law and made himself a dictator, Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has been elected president of the Philippines by a stunning majority. There is little stropping him from dismantling what remains of the country’s democracy.