Category Archives: Con-Com

COMMENTARY: To the Con-Com: Beware of Feudarilism!

MELBOURNE, Australia (MindaNews / 12 Feb) – It is an accepted fact that traditional political families control the Philippine political system. Hence, it is only prudent to be circumspect in pursuing federation. We certainly do not want to see feudal masters lording over the constituent states of the federal republic. To begin with, let us […]

COMMENTARY: Con-Com can learn from the BBL

MELBOURNE, Australia (MindaNews/16 January) — One tool which can help the Constitutional Commission (Con-Com) organized by the Duterte administration with its mission is the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). Presently, the BBL is in limbo given the pending petitions with the Supreme Court questioning the constitutionality of the 2014 Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB). Many […]