This video by Orion Perez D. explains the concrete action steps that The Philippines must take to liberate itself from the cruel and retrogressive 1987 Constitution.
Tag: The Philippines
Imagine a Country With Such a Backward Constitution That Its Leaders Are Not Even Worth Overthrowing?
Political systems that resort to arbitrary rather than evidenced means of measuring success or failure tend to be predisposed to such high levels of failure that one begins to covet arbitrary restrictions on democracy in order to minimise the expected damage that various politicians will inflict on the nation. Nowhere […]
Philippine President Rogrigo Duterte has encouraged the traditionally lethargic and typically useless Philippine Senate to expedite the passage of much needed reforms which will modernise the inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into The Philippines. From his earliest days as President, Duterte has been a man who is fully aware […]
A common expression of discontent that is almost always uttered after an American Presidential election is “even though I didn’t vote for him, this is our President and we’re stuck with him for four years”. And although this is an accurate observation in the context of the American system, in […]
On Eid, it is Wise to Remember That Duterte Has Done More For Muslims Than Any Previous Leader of The Philippines
It has been widely stated that in spite of not having African American heritage, Bill Clinton was America’s “first black president”. This expression tended to become a less common refrain after the 2008 election of Barack Obama, but prior to that time, Clinton was seen as someone who embraced African […]
Under the leadership of President Rodrigo Duterte, The Philippines has experienced an upturn in its economic fortunes with both Asian and western investors looking at the potential of a consistently growing ASEAN economy that is both ideally located as well as being home to a young widely English speaking population […]
What does one call a multi-million dollar international campaign by liberal neo-imperialists designed to influence Philippine public opinion against President Rodrigo Duterte? Based on every opinion poll on Duterte since the summer of 2016 up to this month’s midterm elections when pro-Duterte candidates virtually swept the board, one ought to […]
What’s in a name? Much was made of a remark Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte made earlier this year when he suggested that his country should be renamed Maharlika. While proponents of the name change cited an anti-colonial spirit, those opposed felt that it was hypocritical to replace a Spanish derived […]
Federal-Parliamentary Advocates in The Philippines Have Ideas – Anti-Reformists Have Only Illogical Fearmongering
After one has spent substantial time reviewing online and real life discussions about the need to transform The Philippines from its current convoluted presidential system into a straightforward Singapore style parliamentary system at a national level, with the added element of creating parliaments in new federal units of the country, […]
The Philippines has scaled back relations with Canada as President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the return of top diplomats previously posted to Ottawa. The diplomatic downgrade comes as Canada missed the deadline to repatriate its rubbish that had been dumped on Philippine shores. The row began when Manila discovered that Canadian […]