Category Archives: electoral reforms

A VIEW FROM THE CENTER: The 25-man Consultative Committee and the Centrist position

MANILA (MindaNews / 03 February) — The Deegong this week released 19 names of the 25-man consultative committee headed by former Chief Justice Puno, a perfect choice. This group will now meet to review the 1987 Constitution and within six months, submit to the President its findings and recommendations. This could then be the position […]

FEDERAL TALK: Preconditions, Process, and Timeframe towards the Future Republic of the Philippines

(Delivered at the Kusog Mindanaw Conference 2016 on 29 November 2016 at the Waterfront Insular Hotel by Lito Lorenzana, Centrist Democratic Party) Federalism is a subject matter that has occupied its Philippine advocates over the last three or four decades but has only gained traction through the candidate Duterte. A lot of us are somewhat […]