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COVID-19 and the limits of ‘expert knowledge’

Friday, 10 April 2020 11:53 Written by
Now more than ever before, we are told to “listen to the experts,” to defer to the science, and let evidence be our guide as we try to address and grapple with the pandemic.On one hand, listening to science is…

America’s Response to the Coronavirus Proves Federalism Isn’t Dead

Tuesday, 07 April 2020 08:51 Written by
Alexis de Tocqueville’s America was supposed to be long gone. Seeing political centralization as the great woe of the French state — which had been periodically wracked by violent instability since 1789, and would be again in 1848 — the…


Tuesday, 07 April 2020 07:59 Written by
Editorial Cartoon.

This pandemic can also be the nation’s opportunity

Monday, 06 April 2020 21:29 Written by
WITHOUT sinking into cliché, the nation should seize this time of crisis and challenge by the pandemic as an opportunity to advance and implement some major initiatives and reforms.It is indeed true to say that a crisis can be a…


Monday, 06 April 2020 20:17 Written by
Editorial Cartoon.

PNP: We won’t shoot them dead

Friday, 03 April 2020 09:51 Written by
MANILA, Philippines — No, the Philippine National Police will not shoot dead those who will disrupt peace and order during the enhanced community quarantine, PNP chief Gen. Archie Gamboa assured the public yesterday.“Of course not. Probably the President just overemphasized…

Duterte seeks more powers vs COVID-19

Monday, 23 March 2020 13:42 Written by
National Week of Prayer setMANILA, Philippines — President Duterte wants to declare a state of national emergency and is asking Congress to grant him additional powers to cope with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).Malacañang stressed that Duterte is not seeking…

Lawmakers reject proposed anti-dynasty provision in Cha-cha

Thursday, 30 January 2020 10:48 Written by
Manila, Philippines — Lawmakers yesterday rejected a proposal of the executive branch to include the ban on political dynasties in the proposed amendments to the 1987 Constitution.The congressmen, all members of the House committee on constitutional amendments, raised their strong…
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