JUser: :_load: Unable to load user with ID: 931

LML Polettiques (376)

A Century of Manipulation: How Political Patronage Weakened Philippine Democracy.

Monday, 06 October 2014 13:25 Written by
Dualism or the state of having a dual nature pervades cultural practices and beliefs in the Philippines. In our dominant religion, Roman Catholicism, we mix our deep faith in a supreme being with reverence for nature and animistic religious practices…

The Wrong Way Forward: Political Parties as Moral Impediment to Progress and Social Transformation

Monday, 13 October 2014 12:08 Written by
In this country, election season rivals Christmas in heightened awareness, not necessarily in the creation of goodwill and joy of festivities. The 2016 election season started early with the emergence of moribund and dormant political parties, the demise of one…

Is the Filipino Apathetic?

Monday, 20 October 2014 12:52 Written by
I was asking our young staff and some Fellows of the political institute about how the young among them absorbs, understands and values the current issues they face; especially those that touch the body politic and how they impact on…

Name Recall and The Politics of Personality

Monday, 27 October 2014 11:10 Written by
NAME RECALL & THE POLITICS OF PERSONALITYIn the parlance of Philippine politics, a strong reputation is a pre-requisite in winning elections. With reputation comes power.Within the Philippine political culture, reputation is synonymous with “name recall”; no matter how that name…

Nightmares and The Walking Dead

Monday, 03 November 2014 11:10 Written by
We have just celebrated two of our most awaited holidays in the year: the All Saints Day and All Souls Day. Branded in the local language as “Undas”, this two-day event marks a Filipino custom celebrating the continuity of life…

Between Robots and Humans

Monday, 10 November 2014 10:46 Written by
"Someday THEY may RULE the WORLD.” The statement above refers to ROBOTS and their foreseeable power to replace the functions of human beings. This line is among the “11 Reasons to Fear Robots”, a video featured in The Huffington Post…


Monday, 17 November 2014 14:53 Written by
In the aftermath of the devastation byTYPHOON YOLANDAthe World was astounded by the “resiliency” of the ordinary Filipinos when they witnessed how we tend to adaptmagnificently to the tremendous thrashingsand fought hard to survive. US President Barrack Obamaput it succinctly…

5 things in Philippine Politics worth Recognizing For

Monday, 01 December 2014 09:52 Written by
Can you list down 5 items in the Philippine Political scene worthy of praise lately?Our mainstream media – print & TV, echoed in social media, has been bombarding us with news reports on corruption allegations and impunity & crime in…
Page 31 of 32