Category Archives: Voter’s Education

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POLITICAL WILL: What in the world of elections is it anyway?

Saturday, 7 May 2016 | Written by
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The term “political will” seems like the buzzword for this year’s elections. We’ve heard it from the campaign trails, the media, political analysts, professors, and even your local barber and taxi driver. But what is political will really? Is it a secret, ghostly power of a politician? Is it a characteristic that makes a leader powerful? Is it a kind…Read More »

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Choosing My President: A Mix of Mind, Spirit and Heart (Part 2 of 2)

Thursday, 5 May 2016 | Written by
My decision matrix

(Note: This post reflects my personal process in shortlisting my candidates and assessing them. I am sharing it since so many have been asking me what my own stand is. This is where I am as of today. My assessments can still change depending on circumstances or events up to May 9. This does not necessarily reflect the sentiment of…Read More »

My decision matrix

Choosing My President: A Mix of Mind, Spirit and Heart (Part 1 of 2)

Thursday, 5 May 2016 | Written by
My decision matrix

(Note: This post reflects my personal process in shortlisting my candidates and assessing them. I am sharing it since so many have been asking me what my own stand is. This is where I am as of today. My assessments can still change depending on circumstances or events up to May 9. This does not necessarily reflect the sentiment of…Read More »

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At the last stretch: 6 senatorial bets that might find a spot in your ballot

Monday, 2 May 2016 | Written by
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READ: Four Lesser Known Senatorial Bets Worthy of Your Attention READ: Senatorial bets that could fill in your Magic 12 GRECO BELGICA, the Pork Buster Greco Belgica was the former councilor in the 6th district of Manila from 2004-2007. He is under the Democaratic Party of the Philippines running as part of the senatorial slate of presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte…Read More »

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What every first-time voter should know: A guide to the 2016 elections

Saturday, 30 April 2016 | Written by
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  HOTLINE Use #VoteReportPH to report SMART: 0998-5690898 GLOBE: 0927-4516047 SUN: 0922-373772 The Babae Bantayan ang Eleksyon! (BABAE) Network is not just about claiming our right to vote, but also redefining the electoral content and process including genuine people’s democratic process and advocating the women’s electoral agenda . We should guard our votes against fraud . At stake is our…Read More »

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Putting women at the front and center

Saturday, 30 April 2016 | Written by
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“You can’t marginalize more than half of the globe’s population and expect to see any meaningful solutions to the problems that ail the world.” – Helene D. Gail Politics has generally been the domain of males. The very first concept of a citizen born out of the ancient Greek practice of democracy and the politics of the city state has…Read More »

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The Dilemma of Voting for a Vice President

Friday, 29 April 2016 | Written by
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The weather isn’t the only thing that’s scorching hot this season. With the 2016 Elections coming in a week’s time, the temperature is on the rise as candidates double their campaign efforts. CNN Philippines’ PiliPinas Vice Presidential Debates held a few weeks back gave Filipinos a good look at those vying for the second highest position in the country. Some…Read More »

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Senatorial bets that could fill in your Magic 12 (Part 2 of 2)

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 | Written by
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Continued from Senatorial bets that could fill in your Magic 12 Part 1 LORNA KAPUNAN, the Feisty Lawyer Lorna Pantajo-Kapunan is currently a presiding judge in the Regional Trial Court of Guagua, Pampanga. She is an expert in intellectual property law and known as one of the top litigation lawyers with her high profile cases. She specializes in “licensing law,…Read More »

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Senatorial bets that could fill in your Magic 12 (Part 1 of 2)

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 | Written by
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READ: Four Lesser Known Senatorial Bets Worthy of Your Attention READ: At the last stretch: 6 senatorial bets that might find a spot in your ballot RISA HONTIVEROS, PhilHealth Director and Women’s Rights Activist Ana Theresia Hontiveros-Baraquel more commonly known as Risa Hontiveros is running for a senate seat for the third time. Hontiveros is running under the Koalisyon ng…Read More »

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