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So You Want to Contact Your Representative

So you’d like to ask your district representative and our senators to say NO to considering kids potential criminals, restoring the death penalty, and reversing the Sin Tax Law, among other issues. 1,649 more words

Politics

Broadcasting Misogyny and Abuse in Congress: A Mockery of (In) Justice KAISA KA Reacts to Hearings Probing De Lima Links to Drug Trade

As an organization of grassroots women who are believe that women must be empowered fully in order to harness our full potential towards nation-building, Pagkakaisa ng Kababaihan para sa Kalayaan or KAISA KA are deeply disturbed by what is the rise in rise of abusive behavior online and offline directed towards women. 295 more words

Common Sense is the Best Aid for Legislation...not the limelight-flooded hearings

COMMON SENSE IS THE BEST AID FOR LEGISLATION

…NOT THE LIMELIGHT-FLOODED HEARINGS

By Apolinario Villalobos

No amount of cover up can deny the ultimate objective of the legislators in conducting “hearing in aid of legislation”. 421 more words

Philippine Congress Wants to Tax Income Of Overseas Filipino Workers

MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles) – The Philippines’ Congress is at it again. Members want to exempt Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach from paying taxes on her income as Miss Universe.   343 more words

International

The English Fetish of the Philippine Congress

The Philippine Congress deliberates entirely in English to the point that some of those public officials stutter severely to string a logical sentence. Why is the Philippine government so fond of English? 292 more words

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