Savings, errata and postmodern politics
I don’t know if I am going to get away with this, or if my colleagues in political science will agree, but I am going to reiterate a bold claim I have been making a long time ago, but now given more proof by recent developments. I believe that the kind of politics that we have right now is postmodern.
Is Mar Roxas the man behind Binay ‘demolition job’?
What is happening now is good for our country’s democracy and for our campaign for good governance. As early as now, our people can see whether or not these presumptive presidential candidates are worthy of our vote.
Why attending wakes and not Senate hearings may in fact save Jojo Binay
In a culture that values community, to make ordinary people feel the sense of “damay” in periods of their mourning is to be deeply embedded in their psyche, to a point that they can easily forget the other factors that need to be considered when politicians have to be weighed and assessed, such as overpriced buildings, rigged biddings, undeclared assets and use of dummies.
A homophobia that kills
The virulence of the remarks condemning the lifestyle of Jennifer Laude, where her being transgender has become the point that somewhat lend an air of justification for her murder, is but another manifestation of this homophobic bigotry.