Duterte has nationalized this local 'way of doing politics,' with its associated coercive features, vulgar argot, and a more personalized patronage system
The latest incident happens just two days after the country's top cop ordered the Samar police to stamp out private armed groups maintained by local politicians
'Unless we do things differently, there is no way for us to salvage our democracy.'
'The real enemy is a corrupt, unjust, and vile political system of patronage, greed and power'
As the 'boss,' I demand unquestionable integrity from the people we voted for. They should be viewed as the public's 'employees.'
Our title fetish is indicative of the social inequality and resulting patronage that plague Philippine society
DAP disbursements made upon recommendation by senators and other legislators were illegal
Here's what you need to know about the #ScrapPork protest on Ayala Avenue on Friday, October 4
Members of the traditional elite with vested interests have kept the Philippines from truly experiencing inclusive growth in the post-Marcos era, according to a renowned economist