Political Deluge in Metro Manila: Flood Control and Municipal Politics Under Authoritarianism

By Michael D. Pante Metro Manila, the seat of political power and the economic center of the Philippines, is no stranger to natural disasters. It has been battered by numerous typhoons, earthquakes, and other calamities throughout history, with huge financial, social, and political costs. And it’s no exaggeration to suggest that the metropolis, composed of […]

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