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 33 days ago

21 March 2014
 

POLITICAL DYNASTY. Despite the Constitutional prohibition,
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 79 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 231 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 426 days ago

 
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‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’

Posted 7 days ago

17 April 2014
by Paolo G. Montecillo
Philippine Daily Inquirer
 
Skyline over poverty
 SKYLINE OVER POVERTY LINE The towering buildings are at the heart of Makati
City, while the shanties are along an estero in Pasay City.

Cardinal Tagle to faithful: Join politics to clean it

Posted 7 days ago

17 April 2014
by Avie Gochoco-Perez
Philippine Daily Inquirer
 
Cardinal Tagle
 Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, the Archbishop of Manila, makes a sign of the
cross on the foreheads of devotees during a mass in observance of Ash Wednesday.

Simply inspiring…

Posted 19 days ago

The time is now

Posted 44 days ago

 
The time is now
 
 
 

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