Political contestations and argumentum ad hominem
The contentious debates surrounding the DAP is a divisive issue where people who come out to participate in the public discourse are people who carry their own political or personal agenda. Asking someone to account for motive in such a highly politicized, and divisive issue, is a valid political demand.
‘Unconstitutional but not immoral’ and the new Machiavellians
What is unconstitutional is not necessarily immoral—this is the gist of the defense of those who support the DAP, and the President. It is a nice attempt, but it simply doesn’t do the trick.
Which Bangsamoro Basic Law?
The real issue in the current peace process between the GPH and the MILF is NOT whether a Bangsamoro Basic Law or BBL would be enacted within the given time frame, that is, before the year end. The crux of the debate and for this reason the only thing that matters is WHICH BBL?
In two schools, student ecosavers and multi-tasking teachers save the day
Every year, as students trek back to their classes, we are reminded yet again of the troubling quality of our many public schools. Poverty is rightfully tagged as the main issue, but what does poverty look like from school to school, at least in the public sphere?