The two impeachment complaints filed against President Aquino this week make for disappointing reading: Their premises are premature, their logic strained.
By John Nery
The law is too important to be left to lawyers alone. Every citizen has the right to join a discussion involving legal issues, especially if the Constitution is at the heart of it. I am certain
By Fr. Joaquin G. Bernas S. J.
Should President Aquino’s recent tirades against the Supreme Court have given the people serious cause for concern?
By Artemio V. Panganiban
I have been peppered with questions on the Supreme Court (SC) decision on the Disbursement Acceleration Program or DAP (Araullo vs Aquino, July 1, 2014). Here are some of them.
By Solita Collas-Monsod
The Philippine Human Development Report 2008-2009, “Institutions, Politics and Human Development” (disclosure: I am a member of the executive committee), in its theme chapter (another disclosure: my daughter Toby Monsod coauthored the chapter with Emmanuel de Dios) had an excellent analysis and discussion on the national government budget: how it is used as an instrument for development; how it can be a tool for efficient management and accountability; and how it also is used as an instrument for partisan politics. All within the Philippine context.