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."

Panalangin para sa Bayan (Prayer for the Nation)

Posted 49 days ago

7 April 2015
 
Pagpalain nawa ang ating bayan. May our nation be blessed.
 

 
 

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Christian Education on Politics (Videos)

Posted 76 days ago

14 February 2015
 
 
“Philippine politics–the way it is practiced–has been most hurtful of us as a people.  It is possibly the biggest bane in our life as a nation and the most pernicious obstacle to our achieving of full human development.

Ang Kabataang Pilipino (Video)

Posted 76 days ago

11 March 2015
 
This 5-minute video is dedicated to the Filipino youth.
 

The role of the youth in nation-building occupies a central place. Youth are building
blocks of a nation.

Video: Political Dynasty and the People’s Initiative

Posted 431 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 476 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 629 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 823 days ago

 
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‘Darkness’ threatening PH democracy, ex-CJ Puno warns

Posted 31 days ago

25 April 2015
Philippine Daily Inquirer
 
CJ Puno
“A government run only by a few is a democratic failure as there is the exclusivity of the elite to govern the country.”
 
LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines—Former Chief Justice Reynato Puno on Friday warned of the “darkness” threatening the democratic foundations of the country.

You and your colleagues are invited!

Posted 36 days ago

 
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Stewardship of Politics
 
 

2014 Corruption Perception

Posted 56 days ago

Transparency International
 

 
Poorly equipped schools, counterfeit medicine and elections decided by money are just some of the consequences of public sector corruption. Bribes and backroom deals don’t just steal resources from the most vulnerable – they undermine justice and economic development, and destroy public trust in government and leaders.

The problem(s) we see

Posted 72 days ago

15 March 2015
 
Leadership
 

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