In the hit TV series Game of Thrones, the despotic rulers you meet throughout its eight seasons would all talk about making others, “bend the knee”. Bending the knee refers… Continue reading "“She who did not bend her knee”: why the elites pushed for Judy Taguiwalo’s eviction from Cabinet"
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We all know of Manny Pacquiao as the “People’s Champ”, a moniker he earned from his illustrious boxing career. He brought this sobriquet with him to the Philippine Senate, which… Continue reading "The Senate needs a true People’s Champ"
At the height of the Cold War, prominent figures in U.S. politics took advantage of the paranoia everyday Americans had towards the perceived threat of the Soviet Union and the… Continue reading "Duterte’s paranoid hold on power has plunged the Philippines into an era of “McCarthyism”"
As it is called the House of Representatives, you would expect its members to represent the people who elected them to the office. Sadly, in the Philippines’ Lower House voters… Continue reading "A beacon of hope in a hopeless Congress"