“There is no basis for this expectation either in theory or in history.” –Randy David

Federalism and trade wars in a global context | Inquirer Opinion

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 traditional political dominance of a few favored centers, and thereby end mass poverty in the periphery.