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Prove good faith

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It was a strange decision, not so much ruling that the DAP (Disbursement Acceleration Program) was unconstitutional, but what happens now that the Supreme Court has said that it is. The decision was quite decisive with its declaration of unconstitutionality but opened a can of worms with its brand of uncertainty.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

What the World Cup can teach progressives about corruption

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Brazil’s crushing World Cup loss to Germany’s world champion team wasn’t just bad news for Brazilian football fans. It’s also likely to reignite the anger that many Brazilians felt towards the government of President Dilma Rousseff for hosting such a spectacular event when it could hardly afford decent public transport and social services for its citizens.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

Equal and opposite reaction

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“For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction” is Newton’s Third Law of Motion.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

Presence

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The Internet and Facebook are quite indispensable to me nowadays. My continuing interest in advocacy work, and the gradual tiring of a senior citizen’s body, force me to resort to working online to constantly reach the people I need to. It is a virtual world that many Filipinos are finding themselves in, and the world [...]

Posted: July 4th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Columns,Inquirer Opinion,Viewpoints | Read More »

The US State Department Slavery Report: Did the Philippines Get the Right Grade?

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The United States political regime is a fusion of liberalism and imperialism, and its State Department exhibits this contradiction.

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

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