State of Accountability

“For one more time, we call on this administration to stop the killings and violence.” In his State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Duterte was expected to once again defend his failed war against illegal drugs. He was expected, again, to be defiant of the International Criminal Court as it decides to investigate the …

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 …

Duterte Rants Against VP Robredo

President Rodrigo Duterte regularly spews profanities in public, but his latest tirades against Vice President Leni Robredo is in a class of its own. Although the President has castigated the vice president on previous occasions, the level of malice and vitriol he hurled against Robredo has reached a new high this time. In a televised …