Saturday, August 24, 2019
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WITHOUT genuine political parties, the Philippine election scene becomes one big glitter of a masquerade party. It’s literally a free-for-all for a motley lot of individuals wearing the mask of patriots wanting to serve the Filipino people when deep down ...
From 290 days ago
Carvajal: Early campaigning
IN WORKING to criminalize its violation, the Senate Committee on Electoral Reforms hopes to give more teeth to the ban on early campaigning. Offhand, it’s a commendable move. But closer scrutiny reveals a fundamental insincerity.Sincerity is in serious doubt as ...
From 295 days ago
Carvajal: Authentic parties
AS PEOPLE ought to realize, our political parties are not authentic public institutions. They have no clear vision for the nation and no guiding social philosophy in the drafting of programs needed to attain the vision. They are mere private ...
From 297 days ago
Carvajal: To inclusive, 2
MAJORITY rule and proportionate representation are the absolute essentials of representative democracy. Hence, the issue is not so much how to ban a minority (political dynasties) as how to make our democratic processes inclusive of the majority, the marginalized worker-farmer ...
From 302 days ago
Carvajal: From exclusive, 1
IN A democratic state the mandate to rule stems from the will of the majority as expressed in free, fair and secret elections. Thus, democratic constitutions invariably provide for respect and protection of the sanctity of the ballot.Flashing past elections ...
From 304 days ago
SCENES on nationwide TV of candidates grinning from ear to ear as they filed their certificates of candidacy (COCs) provided me with moments of disquiet and depression. Fifty-two percent of Filipinos (a whooping 52.5 million) just self-rated themselves poor. Yet ...
From 309 days ago
Carvajal: Fools over fools
“It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.”--VoltaireFIFTY TWO percent of Filipinos just self-rated themselves poor. Their condition is arguably the dire aftermath of political dynasties’ heretofore unchallenged exclusive control of the country’s cultural, political and economic ...
From 311 days ago
DECIBELS are steadily rising over which senatorial wannabes will get inside the magic circle of twelve. The noise is in no small way generated by mainstream media as they vie for a share of the huge TV, print and radio ...
From 316 days ago
FOUR vans containing millions of dollars worth of aid for Yolanda victims had to be burned because nobody in the previous administration, not then president Noynoy Aquino, not Mar Roxas, not the Customs Commissioner, had the soul to cut the ...
From 318 days ago
Carvajal: Divided masses
ONE does not have to be a communist to recognize that class struggle still exists between the lower class and the upper class in this country. It is plain and simple sociology. You become a communist only when the means ...
From 322 days ago