Risa Hontiveros and the failure of Akbayan to live up to the ideals of the ‘party list’ concept

Not that there is any real difference between the two commie groups Akbayan and Anakbayan, but it is interesting that the two “left-leaning” groups are now baring claws at each other as every man and his dog races to grab a piece of the fat 2013 elections pie. During a recent Akbayan press conference, a […]

Noynoying – the Philippine president lends his name to the Filipino Condition

The term may be new but the observations go way back. The term “Noynoying” is a new buzzword that hit home run and stuck. Philippine President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III after all is the no-results president — the President who so early in his stint in office had already been criticised for his slack work […]