A VICE News podcast about power and control.
From Yangon to Phnom Penh and Manila, democracy is falling apart in the region.
“This is a repressive, totalitarian regime that doesn’t care about what the United Nations or the rest of the world may think of it.”
The non-profit Freedom House says democracy and human rights have suffered amid the fight against COVID.
In his nearly two-hour State of the Nation Address riddled with contradictions and ironies, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte laid future plans to continue to exert his power against those he considers enemies.
Plagues and the politics of endless crisis.
One video shows a man being tied up by his neighbors, who forced him to wear a bra as a mask.
“I used to say I thought López Obrador and Trump were similar in superficial ways. I now think it’s not just superficial,” a former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico said.
In Dhaka last week, Chobi Mela resonated with Alam’s call for collective resistance under authoritarian regimes.
A step-by-step guide to the moves Donald Trump could make that experts say would bring us into truly uncharted territory.