Tags: Elections 2019

Duterte magic? ‘Fraud, use of gov’t resources, fear are key factors in elections’

A political analyst credited the “victory” of administration bets to fraudulent elections and the “unusual combination of Duterte’s popularity, systematic use of government resources, use of fear, and black propaganda and disinformation against progressive partylist groups.”

Bukas na liham sa tinaguriang ‘bobotante’

Walang bobo, walang matalino. Pero may walang pakialam at may patuloy na lumalaban. Posibleng mataas ang iyong pinag-aralan pero komportable kang patuloy na inaapi ang maraming mamamayan. Puwede namang hindi ka nakatuntong sa anumang pamantasan pero nasa utak at puso mo ang pinagdaraanan ng mga pinagkaitan. Hindi na mahalagang tanungin kung sino ang ibinoto mo…

Teachers bear the brunt of Comelec’s inefficiency on election day

“Not only did they have to be resourceful in troubleshooting the machines and in exhausting all possible means to ensure that the voting process continues immediately, but they also had to endure voters’ irk and disappointment in the resulting chaos and long lines in polling precincts.”