Why the Current Philippine Republic Needs to Die

When President Corazon Aquino¬†established the Fifth Philippine Republic in 1987, she set¬†forth a new constitution that in theory would eliminate the “excesses” of previous administrations. Foremost among these was the “Martial Law” clause that, in the event that a seated President would declare it, would allow it to pass through Congress first; Post-Marcos, this was […]