The pork barrel scam shows us only a fragment of how the limitations of bureaucracy allow bad practices to be institutionalized under our noses. In the midst of looking for who are involved in this political bonanza, we ask: How can a bureaucratic government maintain its efficiency and rationality for the common good? How can a bureaucracy be answerable to the public?
We must recognize that we cannot simply demand the renunciation of hurtful depictions of our reality in order to alter the truth.
An aggressive rhetoric that manifests itself in the form of economic sanctions always has its symbolic dimension of violence.
True enough, the ways we write are profoundly influenced by our social location. This idea is largely true of The Social Pitch which not only is developed from my personal and social location, but takes that particular setting as the main subject matter.
Nancy Binay outshines herself as a political servant in front of the Filipino public and takes responsibility behind the looming shadow of her father.