The twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York disappeared after two explosions followed the crash into them of two airplanes in what may have been a terrorist attack Tuesday morning (late night in Manila). More from Inquirer.
Will political dynasties end under Duterte’s promise of federalism?2018/07/23
Ummm, no? Next question, please! <rotfl> Will political dynasties end under Duterte’s promise of federalism? | Inquirer Newshttp://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1012688/will-political-dynasties-end-under-dutertes-promise-of-federalismPolitical dynasties have long existed the Philippines. For retired Chief Justice Reynato Puno, they are a “new breed of monarchs” that “desecrated” democracy. Related
Hypocrisy and the Filipino Catholic2018/07/11
Hypocrisy and the Filipino Catholic | Inquirer Opinionhttp://opinion.inquirer.net/114496/hypocrisy-filipino-catholicMotive is a different matter, and in the President’s case it is clear to me: His attacks on the Church, the apostles, and now the saints are meant to undermine a potential threat. He is doing what he can to weaken the standing of the only institution with […]
Federalism and trade wars in a global context2018/07/09
“There is no basis for this expectation either in theory or in history.” –Randy David Federalism and trade wars in a global context | Inquirer Opinionhttp://opinion.inquirer.net/114459/federalism-trade-wars-global-contextThe basic selling point of the Duterte administration’s planned shift to a federal system is that it would equalize development opportunities across the various regions of the country, check the […]