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People’s movements and the 2022 presidential election

Dr Diana Mendoza writes that “in the Philippines, political parties have never reached a 100% mark for relevance and utility during elections. Where votes are based on candidates and personalities rather than party principles or ideals and social issues, political parties fail in aggregating all interests and socializing voters to choose on the basis of …

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Beyond their numbers: The youth vote, their concerns and aspirations

In view of the proverbial youth vote, Dr Pilar Berse argues that  “(it) does not categorically mean, though, that there is a youth vote. They are a force to reckon with in terms of numbers, but the experiences and diverse concerns of the youth contribute to differing attitudes during elections, making it difficult, if not …

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Directions in middle power diplomacy for a Leni Robredo Presidency

A middle power diplomatic strategy for  a maritime and archipelagic Philippine state will require a normative agenda, a strategic response to an evolving international relations, according to Dr Alma Maria O Salvador.  A Leni Robredo Presidency is equipped to redirect foreign policy based on the diffusion of norms on national and regional climate action, marine …

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