Jasey C. Cruz

Articles published online

The cry for climate justice


69 CONTAINERS of Canada’s garbage were docked in Manila in 2013, to remain for another six years. Some of it found its way to Philippine landfills, but the...

New massacre highlights failures of Philippine land reform


THE MASSACRE of nine farmers last October 20 at Hacienda Nene in Barangay Bulanon, Sagay City, Negros Occidental is the latest in a long line of agrarian...

Transient spaces: Life within Thailand’s border camps


AFTER FIGHTING for Myanmar’s independence from the British Empire, the Tatmadaw, a military group, seized control of the Burmese government in 1962. The...

High rises, sharp falls: Women tell the story of Philippine politics


THE HISTORY of the Philippines’ political landscape is marked, among other things, by recurring patterns of women rising to power in times of political...

Clashing superpowers, global shockwaves


President Donald Trump’s trade war with China goes beyond trade deficits—it is a bitter struggle between a well-established superpower and its rising...