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Politics for Breakfast




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Current Rank: 22 (Politics & Government)
URL: http://politicsforbreakfast.blogspot.com
Site Description: Analysis and observations on the Philippine political-economy.
Date Joined: Aug 18, 2009

Tags: Filipino, commentary, analysis, dynamics, political-economy


Latest Blog Posts

Kristel, Suicide, and History
on Mar 19, 2013There may be a myriad of reasons why she took her life. As with the deaths of Kurt Cobain or Lee Kyung Hae or Aaron Swartz, we are left to our second guesses and interpretations of Kristel Tejada's motives, except perhaps that it was triggered by UP...



Bangsamoro, the Devolution Failure, and India-style Federalism: A Case for Asymmetric Autonomy and Strategic Reapportionment
on Jan 6, 2013 in development geopolitics charter change democracy by James Matthew Miraflor*The process is moving. Before 2012 ended, Philippine President Benigno Aquino III signed Executive Order No. 120 creating a Transition Commission (TC). The TC will supposedly draft the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law stip...



Bangsamoro, the Devolution Failure, and India-style Federalism: A Case for Asymmetric Autonomy and Strategic Reapportionment
on Jan 6, 2013 in development geopolitics charter change democracy by James Matthew Miraflor*The process is moving. Before 2012 ended, Philippine President Benigno Aquino III signed Executive Order No. 120 creating a Transition Commission (TC). The TC will supposedly draft the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law stip...



The World according to Friedman: 2012 Geopolitical Analysis on US, China, Germany, and Japan
on Dec 27, 2012 in United States development China geopolitics Germany PRC Japan democracy globalization economy Clearly, for geopolitics, 2012 did not signal the world's end, but only its tumultuous continuity. Major economies of the world had seen their governments either replaced or reestablished - Barack Obama in the United States, Xi Jinping in People's Re...



Responding to a Planetary Emergency: Global Partnerships and Global Struggles
on Nov 10, 2012 in development climate change alternatives economy It is not just because it is 2012. The threat of radical climactic change is now not just a mere scientific proposition. The world's worst polluter, the United States, was the last victim of a severe weather disturbance - hurricane Sandy a.ka. the "F...



The 15th Petition for a TRO - Netizens vs. the Cybercrime Prevention Act
on Oct 7, 2012 in technology plagiarism democracy Today, the Philippine Internet Freedom  Alliance (PIFA.ph) filed a petition at the Supreme Court (SC) for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) on Republic Act 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012. Below is an outline of the substantive...



Anonymous - Message to the President of the Philippines
on Oct 4, 2012 in technology democracy globalization The Anonymous Philippines is on a spree. In response to a widely opposed Cybercrime Prevention Act (Republic Act 10175), Anonymous Philippines attacked Philippine government websites, by defacing them or through Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) a...



Log-out. Hit the Streets. Fight for Internet Freedom.
on Sep 30, 2012 in democracy The Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 or Republic Act No. 10175 threatens our basic rights and freedoms. This law works against ordinary netizens -- bloggers, freelance writers, website owners, social network users. etc. -- and disregards, among o...



Lean Alejandro (1960-87),
on Sep 18, 2012 in democracy "The socialist man must know how to compute the distance of the stars, how to differentiate a fish from a shark, a mammal from a reptile. He must know how to distill wine into liquor and how to arrive at e=mc^2. He must know how to cook bacon, but...



Lean Alejandro (1960-87)
on Sep 18, 2012 in democracy "The socialist man must know how to compute the distance of the stars, how to differentiate a fish from a shark, a mammal from a reptile. He must know how to distill wine into liquor and how to arrive at e=mc^2. He must know how to cook bacon, but...



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