Category Archives: democracy

KISSA AND DAWAT: Young and hopeful: A democratic future?

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/05 August) — Am honored to be invited to a town hall meeting at the Advanced Leadership Training for Young Centrists Union (YCU) in Davao City conducted under the Democratic Leadership and Active Civil Society Empowerment (DELACSE) Project of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Philippines and Institute for Autonomy and Governance (IAG). It’s leadership training. […]

Duterte may continue “extreme policies”; Pinoys “satisfied” with how democracy works

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/31 January) — In yet another unflattering assessment of his administration, a Washington-based group said that after his war on drugs that claimed thousands of lives in 2016, President Rodrigo Duterte “may continue his extreme policies with strong parliamentary backing”. In its 2016 report titled “Populists and Autocrats: The Dual Threat to Global […]