It has been a dragging campaign season– heartbreaking headlines for breakfast, unethical actions for lunch, and fear for our motherland for dinner. As a teenager who is politically-aware and aspires for systematic change just like all of you, I beg to ask this question: Are these impediments the prologue to a last, good supper, or are they just course starters for actual progress? While it … Continue reading Love, your Non-Voter, Know-it-All
A few months ago, one of my professors raised this question during our discussion: “What are your standards of a good citizen?” I pondered on this particular question for so long until such time that I finally concluded that in order to answer this question, one must result to an in-depth analysis on how we need to act and how we live to create an … Continue reading It Takes More than a Dead Man
Manila, Philippines – A day after the filing of the certificates of candidacy, the Young Public Servants (YPS) launched YouthVote Philippines’ (YVP) 2016 election theme “Boto Ko, Boses Ko! Bumoto nang Tama Pilipinas!” on October 17, 2015 at Ilustrado Restaurant and Café, Intramuros. This theme acknowledges the fact that indeed our right to vote is our chance to be heard in the society. It calls … Continue reading YouthVote Philippines: What’s in it for you in 2016?
In all aspects of reality, sometimes, the only way to make a difference –a big difference, is to become different. We are all born into this world, and as that happens, we are unknowingly deemed with several rights and obligations. Rights that we can act upon under our discretion, and obligations that we have built walls against. It is a cliché that all of us have … Continue reading On Voting Wisely: When a Crooked Line Tells you Otherwise