Marcos the Scientist
Tweet Presentation by Benjamin Vallerjo; reaction by Manuel L. Quezon III. This discussion is on the science and development policy of the Marcos administration. Also the role of science as ideology in authoritarian and totalitarian regimes is discussed and why even after a country’s democratic transition many of these policies continue.
Akademya Filipina and Manila House: Perspectives on the Presidency: Leadership Lessons for No. 17
Tweet The qualifications for an individual aspiring to become the President of the Philippines are outlined in Article VII, Section 2 of the 1987 Constitution. According to the constitution, an individual may become President provided he or she meets the following criteria: (1) a natural born Filipino; (2) a registered voter; (3) must be able […]
Manila House: The Philippines during pandemics past
Tweet While COVID-19 is the first pandemic to hit the Philippines in modern times, more than a century ago, the country was dealing with the Spanish flu outbreak. Before that, epidemics such as cholera and typhoid were everyday realities for citizens young and old, rich and poor. Political commentator, writer and TV host Manuel Quezon […]