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Link: “Fear of history revisionism as Marcos family returns to power sparks panic buying of Philippines history books”

Original post found at: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-05-27/marcos-return-triggers-panic-buying-of-philippine-history-books/101106564

The Philippines’ new president-elect, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., has decreed that there must be a “revision” of history books that relay the brutal history of his father’s dictatorship, on the basis that they’re “teaching children lies”. As a result, there’s now panic buying of history books on the topic – people feel like they have to snatch up these books and preserve them before it’s too late.

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