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 216 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 261 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 414 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 608 days ago

 
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Perilous times

Posted 7 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 62 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 65 days ago

19 August 2014
PRESS STATEMENT
Kapatiran Paty
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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 67 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 68 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.

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