January 5, 2018 @ 12:28 pm. The dream of federalism and the reality of centralized government Bienvenido S. Oplas, Jr. Repeated calls for federalism by the Duterte administration actually point to more centralization of the national government — the complete opposite of what they’re advocating. Read on… Post navigation NCCC Mall on my mindDid President Duterte lie to the people of Tondo? Comments angela January 8, 2018 “Pimentel, Alvarez merely telling Cha-cha truths” by Artemio V. Panganiban https://opinion.inquirer.net/110070/pimentel-alvarez-merely-telling-cha-cha-truths “The devil is in the details” by Jose V. Romero http://www.manilatimes.net/the-devil-is-in-the-details/372743/ “Admin’s hiding draft charter is suspicious” by Federico D. Pascual Jr. http://beta.philstar.com/opinion/2018/01/07/1775343/admins-hiding-draft-charter-suspicious “Charter Change through Con-Ass” by Alejandro del Rosario http://MANILASTANDARD.NET/OPINION/COLUMNS/BACK-CHANNEL-BY-ALEJANDRO-DEL-ROSARIO/255742/CHARTER-CHANGE-THROUGH-CON-ASS.HTML “Con-ass, No-el need the consent of the governed” by Marlen V. Ronquillo http://www.manilatimes.net/con-ass-no-el-need-consent-governed/372745/ January 8, 2018 at 6:46 pm Reply angela January 8, 2018 CHRISTIAN MONSOD asks: ‘Is charter change really necessary?’ http://news.abs-cbn.com/focus/01/08/18/is-charter-change-really-necessary January 8, 2018 at 7:03 pm Reply angela January 10, 2018 “Easier said than done” by Ninez Cacho-Olivares http://www.tribune.net.ph/commentary/easier-said-than-done “Checks and balances in our government” https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/01/09/checks-and-balances-in-our-government/ Are we ready for constitutional change? (Part 4) by Florangel Rosario Braid https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/01/09/are-we-ready-for-constitutional-change/ January 10, 2018 at 4:05 pm Reply Comment Cancel Reply Name (required) Email (will not be published) (required) Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.