One Step Forward and Two Steps Back

My colleague John Baybay posted a thought-provoking article to GR Business Online a couple days ago (“Fair Process and the Myth of Inclusive Growth”, available at The article makes the broad point that what is lacking in the present Administration’s approach to the economy – and which has as a result turned President Benigno […]

A Planet-Sized Sense of Foreboding

“In times of change, learners inherit the Earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.” – Eric Hoffer Turn on your television, or log on to the Internet, or pick up a newspaper – in whatever way you get your daily news, chances are pretty good […]

Nearing his 12th month: But where is the VISION of Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III?

In a previous article, I noted how Manuel Buencamino, a noted apologist of the administration of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III attempted to debunk a remark made by Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri that highlighted Aquino’s lack of any sort of vision (the type that refers to the future) for the Philippines. Zubiri said that Noynoy […]