Category: Democracy

The Shape of the New World Order: ISIS, Russia and China

The Shape of the New World Order: ISIS, Russia and China

This is the shape of the New World Order: a rising China, a defiant Russia, and the resurgence of the Islamic Movement through ISIS

Aquino agreed to drop Sabah claim in Bangsamoro Agreement

Aquino agreed to drop Sabah claim in Bangsamoro Agreement

Although I have not found other articles to corroborate this, it seems an Asia Times writer was able to talk to a source within the Bangsamoro deal who said, In an apparent non-disclosed component...

Of peasant rebellions, and why they fail

Of peasant rebellions, and why they fail

These peasant rebellions are not always led by an educated member of the middle class.  But it is a rare thing for a peasant rebellion to succeed for long.   They can hold off the...

“Tiger Blood” Kills Osama Bin Laden

“Tiger Blood” Kills Osama Bin Laden

A LINE IN THE SAND: Edsa, Arroyo and the future of Philippine politics

A LINE IN THE SAND: Edsa, Arroyo and the future of Philippine politics

…A healthy life cycle of a country involves a long period of contraction—the centralization of control, the taking in of power, and the emergence of monarchy—and then a short period of release, which is the exercise of democracy…