PUT THE POLITICIANS ON THE MINIMUM WAGE AND WATCH HOW FAST THINGS CHANGE
Civilisation has operated in two ways - To make one part of society more affluent and the other more wretched than would have been the lot of either in a natural state
There are Natural Rights and Civil Rights. Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness
Where Our Power to Execute Our Natural Rights is Perfect, Government has No Legitimate Jurisdiction
When the Forces for War are Greater than the Forces for Peace   Then the World is in Danger
Politics is not a Dirty Word. It is a Way of Life. How is Your Way of Life Today ?

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Covid Takes Toll on Philippine Economy

  Duterte’s strong-man approach remains popular but ineffective Our Correspondent 13 hr ago 3       The Philippines is in danger of regaining its decades-old title as the sick

Duterte and the New Oligarchs

  Attack on telecoms providers could aid a crony Our Correspondent Jul 30 2       Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s use of his State of the Nation Address this

Duterte Addresses an Ailing Nation

  President’s address amid coronavirus crisis Our Correspondent 1 hr         With his economy slipping into negative territory and with 86 percent of the nation’s 109 million

Philippine Online Gaming: Hostage to China

Philippine Online Gaming: Hostage to China A lucrative forex earner depends on keeping Beijing happy   Gaming and diplomacy are not obvious bedfellows, but between China and the Philippines their

Duterte’s Worrisome Anti-Terrorism Act

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TRAVEL TO PHILIPPINES ?

Manila’s Airport Allows Resumption Of International Flights byAndrew Curran May 13, 2020 3 minute read     Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport has begun to unwind a temporary ban on

Duterte’s Teflon Starting to Fade?

  A Confluence of ugly events cuts into Philippine president’s aura of invincibility Our Correspondent 2 hr 1     The ambush and murder of four Philippine military intelligence soldiers

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THE PHILIPPINES ARE IN TOTAL LOCK DOWN

THE POOR WILL STARVE BECAUSE THE MARKETS ARE CLOSED – BUSINESSES CLOSED INCLUDING THE BANKS ALL BECAUSE THEY HAVE BEEN TOLD NOT TO GO INTO TOWN  HOW WILL THE POOR

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QUAKE OFF GENERAL SANTOS

Strong quake strikes off Philippines, tsunami warning withdrawn   Neil Jerome Morales 2 MIN READ WORLD NEWS DECEMBER 29, 2018 / 4:22 AM / UPDATED 22 MINUTES AGO    

Climate change as a human rights issue

Philippine Rights Commission’s Landmark Climate Change Inquiry  December 20, 2018  294 By: Beatrice C. Tulagan         The Philippines Human Rights Commission is mounting an audacious challenge to

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POVERTY IN THE PHILIPPINES

The Poverty Line set at P100,534* peso, per capita income,a year in 2014.   The Radical24th Nov 2018   This was a 78% increase since 2013. * £1478 at todays

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POWER FOR PRESIDENT IN PHILIPPINES

  Circus Time in the Filipino Legislature    October 22, 2018 637 By: Our Correspondent     There have now been two and a half years of President Rodrigo Duterte’s

ABSOLUTE POWER RESULTS IN ABSOLUTE CORRUPTION

Manila’s Troubling Subservience  June 1, 2018  239 By: Philip Bowring         “Thanks to their social condition and their number in that time, the Spanish domination met very

The Pussy President

Duterte’s lethal misogyny  0       BY RACHEL A.G. REYES, TMT ON FEBRUARY 20, 2018 RACHEL A.G. REYES HIS joke starts with the generals. “The generals don’t even go to

Only a Man With No Balls Could Say That

Rodrgio Duterte tells soldiers to shoot female rebels in the vagina Notorious firebrand President of the Philippines once more courts controversy with violent, misogynistic remark to troops Emily Rauhala  8

Climate Change Costs

  More than 100 feared dead and dozens missing in Philippine flash floods   Rescue workers evacuate flood-affected residents in Davao on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao CREDIT: MANMAN DEJETO/AFP  

Rightsandwrongs-Duterte is Breaking the Law ?

      Drug raids illegal, say 2 SC justices   By: Marlon Ramos – Reporter  Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:28 AM November 22, 2017 ORAL ARGUMENTS Solicitor General Jose Calida and human