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Egalitarian | Economics of elections

SUPPOSEDLY, barangay elections and the Sangguniang Kabataan elections are initiated to establish government at the primary levels. The barangay is expected to decongest request for public service, but if at the instance of its creation, it was established with discrimination and

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Egalitarian | Macbeth Effect and the PWD

Most of the time, I am denied of access of the facilities provided for Persons with Disability like me. Last week was a wonderful week for the PWDs. A social media post created attention, even divided the netizens on their

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Egalitarian | Macbeth Effect and the PWD

Most of the time, I am denied of access of the facilities provided for Persons with Disability like me. Last week was a wonderful week for the PWDs.

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Egalitarian | Public Trust and Public Safety

I ATTENDED the launching of the Performance Governance System (PGS) Institutionalization Stage of the Philippine National Police Regional Office XI last Friday morning. I personally wanted to witness the event given the personal effects the transformation of the police in

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Egalitarian | Transformative powers

THERE practically are different forms of power which define the manner people wield authorities over their communities. The Japanese understand three powers such as the military

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Egalitarian | Patriotism, education and accountability

DURING these times, becoming a patriot seems to be at the last of the check list. To some others it is a boring topic to consider. I can remember the original corporate values of my institution,

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Egalitarian | Self-worth and development

LAST Sunday’s preaching talked about sacrifice; the priest underscored that sacrifice can only be one if it is meant as deeply changing. The key word is reorientation. The homily of the priest toggled the economist in me.

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Egalitarian | TRAIN Law again

LAST Saturday I was invited to guest at a local radio station to explain the result of the Institute of Popular Opinion (IPO) survey on the Tax Reform for Inclusion and Acceleration (TRAIN) introduced by the administration of Duterte.

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Egalitarian | On BBL and Federalism

OVER some series of talks, I have gathered that there are sentiments that the Bangsamoro Basic Law needs to be approved ahead of the pursuit of Federalism.

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Egalitarian | Lessons from a reunion

FINALLY, after 14 long years since college, I was reunited with my college friends. Along with my friend Johmar Mamburam, then an engineering student, and Vanessa Ordaneza who was studying education

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