The Anatomy of Political Collapse

A. R. Magno


This paper provides critical reflections of the forces that shaped and events that have led to the fall of Marcos’ dictatorship. It argues that while driving Marcos away was relatively easy, authentic popular democracy can only be realized by dispersing the economic premises of social power. It extols the advancement of the social revolutionary project as the political democracy won is being strengthened.


dictatorship; social revolution; popular democracy; democracy

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