By Diogenes C. Dy, University of the Philippines Diliman In this millennial era, social media plays a huge part in our voting behavior. I had my share in defending my preferred candidates over other people via social media. Quarrels with friends even happened. When we vote, we should refer to correct information. With the … More Vote well, build our nation
By Xiao Chua, De La Salle University Tuwing panahon ng kampanya ang marami sa atin ay mataas ang emosyon sa pagtatanggol sa ating mga nais ihalal na pangulo, ang iba umaabot pa sa kahandaang isakripisyo ang mga pagkakaibigan. Marami sa atin ang umaasang iisang tao lang ang maghahango sa atin mula sa kahirapan, at … More Hindi iisang tao ang magliligtas sa atin
By Adrian Emmanuelle Uy, Bachelor of Business and Commerce student, The University of Western Sydney Did you know that politicians in Australia knock door-to-door and campaign for themselves without using jingles and local personalities even at the Federal level of government? In fact, there is no “showbiz” at all in Australia! No gossip, irrelevant … More It’s a trap!
By Ryan, BA Political Science student, University of the Philippines Diliman The Philippines is the oldest democracy in Asia. Yet, it is hardly the most developed and most mature. Many factors contribute to the weakness of our democracy that once deposed a dictator but recently elected a strongman for his authoritarian platform. Several factors influence … More The Philippines – Where we are and what we need