Is a Chinese century realistic? Has China's ongoing reform altered the nation's political-economic landscape as far as government corruption is concerned? Talk to two leading Chinese researchers George Zhibin Gu and Pei Minxin.
The newly-formed workers party-list Partido ng Manggagawa Coalition (PM Coalition) today filed a petition at the Supreme Court seeking to overturn the Commission on Elections resolution disqualifying the group. In its petition, PM also sought a temporary restraining order on the scheduled raffle of party-list names and printing of the ballots in January.
History can teach us so much about ourselves. This is the case with history's successes as well as it's failure's. We can see where others made a correct decision, plus exactly how that played out regarding timing, environment and of course implementation. Much of what we do is predicated upon the periods gone by when others made the right steps that led them precisely where they wanted to go, and at times even unexpectedly so. Of course the failures of others and the circumstances that those failures occurred under, make so many wary and cautious about where the next footstep lands. As though navigating a minefield, there are those that become desperately clingy to the choices made by others in the past plus all the control they feel knowledge of such choices will provide them with.