philippine politics

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How to survive election season in one piece

We all have different political beliefs. Some of us just happen to be bound by blood or bond to people on different areas of the spectrum

More than politicians, we need public servants in office

Politicians in the Philippine political arena are a dime a dozen. Who we need to elect are public servants

Hidilyn Diaz’s Olympic victory belongs to her. And the Filipino people

“The shiny gold medal around her neck didn’t just deliver a long-sought-after victory. To some, it delivered a glimmer of hope. Hope that things will change for the better.”

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LIST: Register to vote at these mall satellite voting centers

Registering to vote just got easier, thanks to these satellite voter’s registration mall sites

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OPINION: The politicization and radicalization of caring

If you care about something, that’s great. If you care about something to the point that you’re willing to fight for it, it gets dangerous

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These 4 signs tell you that it’s almost campaign season

Four tried and true strategies politicians use to court our votes—which we should watch out for

What does the future hold for our country? These tarot cards might have the answer

Iya Regalario’s take on the Rider-Waite tarot deck tackles inequality in the justice system and police brutality

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OPINION: We need to stop calling politicians “stupid”

As a Filipino, there’s nothing more frustrating than watching events unfold in our political arena.…

Your vote in 2019 has the power to eradicate pork barrel (or start the process at least)

To get rid of the pork barrel, voters must choose leaders who genuinely want it…

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A martial law childhood spent among Marcos loyalists

“Bayaran (paid off),” the word commonly used by supporters of President Duterte to describe his…