Articles with tag #2016-elections
legal 12:55 AM Mar 2016
It’s all in the blood: The stubborn prevalence of political dynasties in the Philippines
POLITICAL dynasty, a term as ubiquitous as the political families that embody it, is not an invention of modern society. It has been suggested that even before Magellan first set foot on “uncivilized territories,”...
opinion 9:00 PM Apr 2016
Nuisance = New Ones
With the 2016 elections coming up in a few months, names of well-known politicians are constant elements in written articles and news channels. The likes of current President candidates Grace Poe, Mar Roxas, Jejomar...
opinion 11:46 PM Apr 2016
Apathy, ALS, and Elections 2016
“The problem is not the dumb voters who keep electing dumb politicians. The problem is the smart people who can’t help dumb people from being dumb. Why blame dumb people for being dumb? They...
opinion 10:38 PM Apr 2016
Bayan o Sarili?
opinion 4:29 PM Apr 2016
The sins of the father and the sins of the son
Does this sound familiar? Offspring of notorious and disgraced former leaders running for the highest (or second highest) position in the land and topping the polls, all because of ignorance and forgetfulness of a...
opinion 7:21 PM Feb 2015
Telltales of liability, or of impunity?
The fact remains that a lot of these exposés become the subject of media fiasco up until the next one comes afloat; and when it does, the old one gets shelved, only to be...