Tag: federal-parliamentary reforms

For Diehard Duterte Supporters There Are no More Elections to Win: There’s a Constitution to Reform

If Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was a younger man operating in a political system that allowed for extensive periods as head of state or government, it would be conceivable that the Diehard Duterte Supporters (known as the DDS), could become a long term grassroots social movement for continued political reform […]

Along With Drugs and Poverty, Elitism is a Threat to Philippine Society: Duterte Championing Federal-Parliamentary Reforms is The Solution

It is a common misnomer to confuse wealth with elitism, even though in reality, the two concepts are very different. Wealth simply denotes an objective state of having an above average amount of money in one’s long term possession. Elitism is a far more manifold concept involving social indicators designed […]

Prosperity Loving Filipinos Must Carry The Flag of Duterte in One Hand And The Flag of Parliamentary Reform in The Other

In discussions about constitutional reform (aka charter change) in The Philippines, the term “transitional period” is at times referenced to denote a temporary hybrid system that would exist between the end of the current system and a fully fledged move to federal-parliamentary governance. And while structurally, the current crop of […]

This Video Explains Why Federal-Parliamentary Reforms Are Essential to Building a Better Future For The Philippines

Orion Perez D has made a video explaining the ins and outs of parliamentary legislative systems throughout the world and why such a system would far better serve the interests of The Philippines than the more chaotic and needlessly complex US style Presidential/Congressional system that is currently in place. The […]

The Philippine Senate’s Unwillingness to Address Macapagal-Arroyo’s Charter Change is Blessing in Disguise

When she was President of The Philippines, Gloria┬áMacapagal-Arroyo spoke about her support for making constitutional reforms that would transform the country from a strong presidential to a parliamentary system. Her political and personal opposition at the time brought about a proverbially brutal end to her attempts to change Philippine governance […]

If Duterte is Seriously Ill, he Must Declare a Revolutionary Government and Bring About a Federal-Parliamentary System

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has acknowledged that there is a possibility that he may be seriously ill. Should his recent health exams reveal the presence of such an illness, he has vowed to fully disclose the results to the public while also stating that if he has stage-three cancer he […]