The 1986 People Power movement that overthrew Ferdinand Marcos in the Philippines was a culmination of several years of popular struggle against the martial law regime.
What does PPM stand for?
PPM stands for People Power Movement (Philippines)
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- Partido Popular Monárquico
- Partie Progressive de la Martinique (French: Martinique Progressive Party)
- Parts Per Million
- Pasadena Pro Musica (singing group)
- Path Probability Method
- Pay Per Minute
- Peak Program Meter (ITU-T)
- Pemberantasan Penyakit Menular (Indonesian: Communicable Disease)
- Pence Per Minute
- Pencil Marks in Margin (philatelic imperfection)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Historically, not all people power movements have been successful.
Mass protests give politicians a sharp reminder that you can beat them - by joining a people power movement.
DG Do you think the Estrada Resign movement could be turning into a similar people power movement to that whichoverthrew Marcos?
For the first time, the People Power movement organized raids on the military "safehouses," rather than only enduring the military raids on their own houses.
HN17 0-8166-4193-5 Unarmed insurrections; people power movements in nondemocracies.
The vast majority have been through nonviolent people power movements of the kind that brought down Marcos in the Philippines, Suharto in Indonesia, the communist regimes of Poland, Germany and Czechoslovakia, the military junta in Bolivia, in South Korea, and a dozen regimes in Africa" Zunes, like Kelly, argued that economic sanctions have strengthened Saddam's rule, not undermined it.