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The axis of power shifts

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It really must be the moment for dramatic change. Last week, a young man was looking at the pyramid of the Philippine population, looking at the poor at the base, and said, “Tito, let’s flip the pyramid, let’s flip our order of priorities.”

Posted: September 26th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

Flip the pyramid

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In a world of immeasurable resources, two thirds of its population is poor. How natural abundance and shocking scarcity co-exist is mind-boggling. In this context, it surely seems that man cannot manage mankind.

Posted: September 19th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

Change cannot be manipulated

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I thought it was simple enough. I thought the usual agents of change, or those who think they are, understand the nature of change well enough. Obviously not.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Taxes: Tribute or patriotic contribution

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For several months, I have been reading the news about the tax reform bill being pushed by some senators, most notably of all, Sen. Sonny Angara. He has been explaining the more important reasons why he is after the proposed reforms that actually reduce the taxes of most Filipinos in the working class. I know he will have more than enough support in his advocacy.

Posted: September 5th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

Reformer or Politician

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Can a President elected in a political exercise, even on a platform of reform, pursue reform without being a politician?

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

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