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."

Video: Political Dynasty and the People’s Initiative

Posted 250 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 295 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 448 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 642 days ago


Let ‘None of the above’ be a choice on our ballots

Posted 1 day ago

22 November 2014
by Reginald B. Tamayo
Opinion, Philippine Daily Inquirer
None of the above 2016
Every election, we are given the freedom to choose a leader. This is democracy at its best. However, are we also free to vote “none of the above” because the candidates for an elective post are unsuitable to be our leaders?

Applying Catholic Social Thought to Business Management and Nation Building

Posted 8 days ago

CST 2015
How can the Catholic faith help not only Catholics, but all people, build a just and flourishing society?
The Catholic Church contributes to the common good by forming the consciences of the faithful.

Perilous times

Posted 41 days ago

11 October 2014
by Elizabeth Angsioco
Power Point, Manila Standard Today
Dear voters, only us can save the country from this perilous situation. Let us look for alternatives to what we are being offered us now.

Kapatiran Party supports the PNP in new gun licensing scheme

Posted 96 days ago

22 August 2014
Letter to Opinion Editor, Philippine Daily Inquirer
by Norman Cabrera
Kapatiran Party
This refers to the news article in your August 22, 2014 issue of the Inquirer titled, ‘Licensing Protest: Gun owners take case to SC.’
It is high time the Philippine National Police (PNP) takes stricter measures not only to protect its own ranks and effectively perform its duty as peace keepers but more importantly to address head on the unabated rise in criminality in the country, where the protection and safety of ordinary citizens are at stake.

An appeal to reason

Posted 99 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.

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