“Charter change has been used time and again as an excuse to solve one social ill after another. The clamor has been raised consistently under all administrations after Cory Aquino under seemingly profound guises. What its pushers fail to admit is that these social ills they prescribe charter change for, emanate from social inequity and the dominant traditional politics, and not a weak constitution," explained Gabriela Rep. Emmi De Jesus.
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“The presence of U.S. troops in the country is a blatant intervention to the internal affairs of our country. In fact, their decision to continuously deploy U.S. soldiers in the Philippines not only violates our sovereignty but it also puts our national security under threat. We do not need G.I. Joes to fight our own battles.” read more »