Backlash against Filipino political dynasties

Protesters say system stunts development and are trying to persuade people to break their voting habits.

    Family dynasties have long dominated politics in the Philippines - and have been blamed by some for stunting the country's development.  

    A law to curb their influence is still waiting to be passed, so one group is already doing its best to persuade Filipinos to break their voting habits.

    Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Manila.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Revival: The Muslim Response to the Crusades

    Revival: The Muslim Response to the Crusades

    This part of 'The Crusades: An Arab Perspective' explores the birth of the Muslim revival in the face of the Crusades.

    Going undercover as a sex worker

    Going undercover as a sex worker

    A photojournalist describes how she posed as a prostitute to follow the trade in human flesh.

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    It's time to change the way we talk and think about Africa.