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Egalitarian: The economic model in Philippine Federalism

There is the need to propose a market design that fits in the proposed federal model for the Philippines. Under the unitary setup, the Philippine economy is known to be booty capitalism with chronic regulatory capture where control of market

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Egalitarian: Digital economy and Federalism

I want to share the imperative of making the country a federal country in the lens of information and communication technology. The internet speed of the country improved from 5.5 Mbps to 17.62 Mbps.

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Egalitarian: Federalism and the threat of a credit rating downgrade

Last month, Moody’s, one of the biggest credit rating agencies, warned that the possible shift to federalism could drag the country down. This is sending fears to economic managers.

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Egalitarian: Theory and practice in public safety and that Mindanao development

It was a Sunday, and they were not in their uniform. The 48 junior officers, mostly Senior Inspectors, and very few Chief Inspectors going back to school to learn and re-learn managerial skills and leadership qualities as they are set to be promoted for the next rank.

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Egalitarian | We will win

With the question of how we change the constitution, the public is saddled with the option of having no election to give way for the charter change to implement federalism, or to delay the implementation of federalism by facilitating first

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Egalitarian | Public goods and federalism

There is a growing concern on how public goods are provided in a federal framework given that the country is used to a unitary setup. Also, it was a source of hot discussions on how the public goods are provided.

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Egalitarian | Theory and practice in public safety and Mindanao development

It was Sunday, and they were not in their uniform. The 48 junior officers, mostly Senior Inspectors, and very few Chief Inspectors going back to school to learn and re-learn managerial skills and leadership qualities as they are set to

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Egalitarian | Federal constitution and strong regional governments

The Constitutional Commission proposed 18 regional governments or others call as States in the federated Republic of the Philippines.

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EGALITARIAN | At the end of the Indigenous Peoples Summit

THE IP SUMMIT which was initiated by the Office of the Cabinet Secretary ended with a very beautiful spectacle. MinDA Chairman, Sec. Datu Abul Khayr Alonto expressed deep joy for seeing the Lumads converging together to discuss concerns that affect them

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Egalitarian | When at the Indigenous Peoples Summit

The venue is full of colorful dresses with designs I have quite seen for a long time. The event is a convergence of Indigenous Peoples from the island of Mindanao.

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