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UNTIL something breaks, I will belabor the point that we have two gaping chasms to bridge to get to a place we could call genuine democracy. Our myth of a democracy lacks the two essentials of majority rule and proportionate ...
From 143 days ago
Carvajal: Hope not a strategy
WE JUST had our midterm elections, and losers, as usual, let fly angry words about vote-buying, coercing, and cheating that detract from a free and fair electoral exercise.But then, as usual, before one knows it, everything stops. A pall of ...
From 145 days ago
Carvajal: Friend or foe (2)
MARTIN Jacques, British political commentator, observes that Western developed countries, the U.S. among them, are scrambling (my term) to prepare for a China-dominated global future. Ten years ago they didn’t think it was possible but American multinational group Goldman Sachs ...
From 150 days ago
Carvajal: Friend or foe
LAST I looked, disputes are settled in either of two ways, amicably (win-win as friends) or inimically (win-lose as enemies). Thus I cannot understand why some people insist that President Duterte’s amicable way amounts to a surrender of our sovereign ...
From 152 days ago
Carvajal: Breaking down barriers
FOR whatever they are worth, here are my top priorities in the radical reform of education I have always been advocating.Absolute first priority is universal education. There is no denying education opens doors even as the lack of it is ...
From 157 days ago
Carvajal: Shameful and disgraceful
ELECTION Day is around the corner and as usual the law that insures free and fair elections is being violated many times over. Candidates are already overshooting the limit for campaign expenses with super expensive TV ads, countless posters, hand-outs ...
From 159 days ago
Carvajal: Cultural chains
ON LABOR day, a friend posted on Facebook a sign that tells workers:”You are not free, your chains are just long.” Filipino workers are indeed able to move up in society but only within the limits of the cultural chains ...
From 164 days ago
IN A CNN Philippines’ recent forum TV anchors asked candidates their stand on some of the day’s burning issues. As expected, pro administration candidates staunchly defended President Duterte’s strategies while the antis assailed them to the point, as it seemed, ...
From 166 days ago
Carvajal: Were we ever
ARE We Still a Democracy” was an essay I did not bother to read because it presumed we were once a democracy. The more fundamental question is “Were we ever a democracy?”For the answer, we have to go back to ...
From 171 days ago
Carvajal: True godliness
AS MY way of wishing that we, this Easter season, rise to a new life of true godliness or, for Christians, a true following of Christ, I am sharing some lingering reflections on the Holy Week we just observed.I like ...
From 173 days ago