Let's put an end to political dynasties

"The State shall guarantee equal access to opportunities for public service, and prohibit political dynasties as may be defined by law."

Quick Poll on political dynasty

Posted 40 days ago


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Video: Political Dynasty and the People’s Initiative

Posted 180 days ago

21 March 2014
POLITICAL DYNASTY. Despite the Constitutional prohibition (Article II, Section 26), political dynasties have been a present staple in Philippine political arena. Many have pointed that such oligarchy is the root problem of all the corruption in government.

Political dynasties…how we can get it out of our system

Posted 225 days ago

People’s initiative: New people power?
Among the many innovations in the 1987 Philippine Constitution, one facet of the fundamental law stands out among the rest, and this is the right given to the people through people’s initiative – in the amendatory process of the Constitution (Article XVII, Section 2), and directly proposing and enacting laws or approving or rejecting any act or law (Article VI, Section 32).

Common good is common sense

Posted 378 days ago

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The common good is the “sum total of social conditions which allow people, either as groups or individuals, to reach their fulfillment more fully and easily.” (#74 Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World.)
“The principle of the common good, to which every aspect of social life must be related if it is to attain its fuller meaning, stems from the dignity and equality of all people.  

People’s initiative to end political dynasties

Posted 572 days ago


An appeal to reason

Posted 29 days ago

19 August 2014
Kapatiran Paty
For reference, please contact Atty. Dominador “Jun” Chipeco, Jr, Member – National Council, Kapatiran Paty, at junchipeco@hotmail.com or (0917) 538 1575 or contact@kapatiranparty.org.

Let’s make our Constitution work!

Posted 31 days ago

16 August 2014
by Norman V. Cabrera
Kapatiran Party
 Abp Romy dela Cruz
Charter change is a phenomenon not new to Filipinos. And, if my recollection serves me right, it has been a constant threat to the stability of this nation through every administration, from Ramos to Estrada, to Arroyo, to the present BS Aquino.

Postscript to Rina Jimenez-David’s ‘Legaspi and the laity in politics’

Posted 32 days ago

16 August 2014
by Norman V. Cabrera
Kapatiran Party
We thank Ms. Rina Jimenez-David for citing the very kind words of encouraging support by the late Archbishop Legaspi on Kapatiran in her tribute to him.

Long shot

Posted 32 days ago

15 August 2014
by Jose C. Sison
A Law Each Day (Keeps Trouble Away)
Philippine Star
Sison at Philstar
To improve our future for the sake of the coming generation, we should shake off any feeling of hopelessness and indifference…And I am referring here to all of us laymen and women in the private sector belonging to all sects or religions, most especially the Catholic laity since this is a predominantly Catholic country…The laity should take the initiative.

Legaspi and the laity in politics

Posted 36 days ago

12 August 2014
by Rina Jimenez-David
At Large, Philippine Daily Inquirer
Rina Jimenez-David
It wasn’t a personal accomplishment, but I consider it a singularly fortunate turn of events that my college days at the University of Santo Tomas were spent under the leadership of the first Filipino rector, Rev.

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