Is the solution to a socio-cultural problem a political one?

The socio-cultural problem, Filipinos need to be reminded, is comprised of the dysfunctions in Filipino culture that have kept them chained to a perpetual state of impoverishment. The political solution, Filipinos would like to think, is to merely focus on changing our leaders into those “different” from the corrupt bunch that currently infest government. Is […]

Four appalling bits of election ‘wisdom’ that really need to go away

Elections come and go every three (3) years in the Philippines. In fact, the mid-term elections have just concluded, where the Filipinos vote for twelve senators and local government officials. Philippine national elections just happen to be the biggest fiesta nationwide, and this recent one was no exception. As of this writing, with more than […]