SC decision anti-poor

/ 10:46 PM April 11, 2013

The Supreme Court ruling on the party-list system will further strengthen elite dominance in Philippine politics. It will further “trapofy” Congress. Instead of giving space for the poor, the party-list system will now be a wider playing ground for the candidates of the dominant elite. The Supreme Court ruling has reversed the progressive and pro-poor intent of the party-list system.

Expect more hacienderos, trapo and Cabinet members to abuse the system that was envisioned and originally reserved for poor and marginalized sectors.



national chair, Anakbayan,


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