Marcos years - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Marcos years


Martial Law survivor on 2016 polls: ‘Never again pick a dictator’

Apr 27, 2016 - 9:00 AM

When you pick the next leader never again should you pick a dictator Never again should you give up the freedom that people long ago fought so valiantly for says activist Susan Quimpo to a room full of students

NEVER AGAIN. Susan Quimpo, co-author of 'Subversive Lives: A Family Memoir of the Marcos Years,' narrates her family's tumultuous experience during the Martial Law. Behind her are photographs of the young heroes and martyrs who fought against the dictatorship. Photo by Stephen Pedroza/ Rappler

IN PHOTOS: 1980s strike at Globe Steel

Sep 22, 2015 - 11:04 AM

The Globe Steel strike in Cainta Rizal mounted by militant unionists in 1984 would last for 4 years – making it the longest worker’s strike in Philippine history writes Susan Quimpo

‘Buwan at Baril’ and the Marcos years

May 07, 2013 - 5:49 PM

An ENTABLADO play brings back the turbulent Marcos years and the lives it changed forever

REMEMBRANCE. Ateneo ENTABLADO's production of 'Buwan at Baril' by Chris Mallado is a commemoration of Ninoy Aquino's 30th death anniversary. Image courtesy of Ateneo ENTABLADO