The Vigilante President: How Duterte’s Brutal Populism Conquered the Philippines

Sheila Coronel, Toni Stabile

“In his three years as president, Duterte has proved to be a consummate power broker and a masterful political practitioner. […] How could a 74-year old, gun-toting former mayor from the Philippines’ southern frontier have turned out to be so in tune with the global political moment?”