From Ferdinand Marcos to Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippines has long been ruled by an ultrawealthy, corrupt elite. Presidential candidate Ka Leody de Guzman, a socialist and former labor leader, tells Jacobin he wants to end the rule of political dynasties.
Angelita Biscotti is a nonbinary Melbourne-based writer and artist. They have studied at the Ateneo de Manila University, La Trobe University, and the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research. Their work has appeared in Overland, Cordite Poetry Review, and elsewhere.