The Malolos Constitution never had its due, no thanks to war and eventual colonization, but does it deserve to be forgotten?
Why should the Philippines shift to a parliamentary form of government? An understanding of the problems of the current system and how a parliamentary system addresses them is key to answering this question.
“Responsible citizenry” and the Bill of Duties
With a perceived apathy regarding rights and responsibilities, perhaps having a “Bill of Duties” in the constitution would help address the matter.
Towards a “relatable” Bill of Rights
The Bill of Rights is an important element of a constitution that many should be able to understand and appreciate, but does our Bill of Rights accomplish that goal?
The present constitution has actually imposed discrimination thanks to an overlooked and implied discrimination against citizens who are not “natural-born”.
Renounce War or Pursue Peace?
Should our constitution say we renounce war or we pursue peace as a policy? We look at the implications each policy would have on our sovereignty.