Kaya bang manalo ng oposisyon sa 2022?

Isinulat ni Tony La Viña. Isinalin sa Filipino ni Jayvy Gamboa. Original; Bisaya Si Bise-Presidente Leni Robredo ang naging mukha ng oposisyon sa kahabaan ng rehimeng Duterte. Sa kabila ng protesta na sumubok sa kanyang mandato nang limang mahahabang taon—na kalaunan ay unanimous na niresolba ng Korte Suprema pabor sa kanya—pati na rin ang sadyang …

Makadaog ba ang oposisyon sa 2022?

Isinulat ni Tony La Viña. Isinalin sa Bisaya ni Dinah Faye Balleco. Original Article (Rappler); Si Bise Presidente Leni Robredo mao ang nahimong nawong sa oposisyon sa panahon sa paglingkod ni Duterte. Bisan pa man sa pagprotesta sa iyahang pagkadaog sa eleksyon nga nihagit sa iyahang mandato sa lima ka tuig- nga naresolbahan sa Korte …

Can the opposition win in 2022?

‘A decision by Robredo not to run will take more courage than choosing to run’ This is the second part of a two-part essay. You may read the first part here. Vice President Leni Robredo has been the face of the opposition during the reign of Duterte. Despite the electoral protest that challenged her mandate for …

May 9, 2022

“It is foolhardy to think that we can predict what will happen.” A year from now, there is a strong likelihood that on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, the country would already know the results of the May 9, 2022 elections. This was the case in 2010 and 2016 when by midnight or early morning the …

Hope Because of Servant Leaders

“We need leaders who will serve selflessly and with integrity.” In this last and final installment of the series “Servant Leader Leni Robredo” by Professor Ed Garcia, I highlight the final comments of Professor Garcia about the need for a new breed of heroes who serve silently and risk their lives for the service of …

Fighting Back for the People

“Such is the dumbing down of politics in our midst.” The day Vice-President Leni Robredo was sacked as Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs co-chair by the President, barely a little more than two weeks on the job, Professor Ed Garcia wrote “Fight Back, Filipino”. Published in the book “Servant Leader Leni Robredo,” Garcia argues how …

VP Leni and the War Against Drugs

“Courage, competence, commitment, and compassion.” The second part of the book “Servant Leader: Leni Robredo” by Ed Garcia revolves around Vice President Leni Robredo’s engagement with the government’s flagship program – the fight against illegal drugs. Against expectations, VP Leni accepted President Duterte’s dare to lead the campaign. In this essay, Ed Garcia says that …

Leni Robredo’s Moral Courage

“Indeed we have elected an extraordinary vice president.” In his essay “Rediscovering a Brave Brand of “Doing Politics” published in “Servant Leader Leni Robredo, Constitutional Commissioner Ed Garcia dissects how the lack of administration support for VP Leni Robredo’s endeavors and the lack of respect by the administration led VP Leni to resign from the …

To Give and Not to Count the Cost

“The vice president makes difficult tasks seem easy.” “To Give and Not to Count the Cost” is Part 1 of the coffee table book which comprises a collection of published and unpublished articles compiled by Professor Ed Garcia. In this chapter, we find articles by various authors, such as “Leave it to Leni” by Chit …

Heart of a Servant Leader

“The book is about the transformative and dynamic leadership of the holder of the second-highest elective position in the land.” When the history of the Philippines is finally written, long after we have awakened from the nightmare when a pandemic crippled the economy, shut down factories and offices, closed schools and sports venues, and changed …