Month: May 2019

The Average Voter

THE latest Pulse Asia survey on senatorial candidate preferences, conducted April 10 to 14 — or one month before the elections on May 13, 2019...

Weaponry or Poverty?

QUITE a startling quote—Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Boy Locsin on Twitter: “… Every country can speak whatever is on its mind. What [China] says should...

The Limits of Voter Education

IN a little more than a month’s time, Filipino voters will again troop to polling places to select their representatives in government. The candidates, even...

LGU Bonds (Part 1)

(Note: published by the Philippine Daily Inquirer on 24 November 2019) When we earn less than what we need to spend, what we do is...