Middle class sees 'third way' to fix RP's woes

Posted on July 30, 2005 - 9:59pm :: ISD-Philippines | Culture | ISD-Societal Change | Movements
By Luige del Puerto July 27, 2005 | Philippine Daily Inquirer News Service TF! Editorial Comment: There is a struggle to reinterpret the meaning of democracy as corruption, power politics, special interests and the like have undermined the institutions and ideals of the democratic system in many countries today. As discussed in the article below, the current crisis of governance in the Philippines is provoking this kind of systemic thinking and leading some to advocate for a kilusang kultura or an authentic spiritual-cultural movement to counterbalance the negative projections of political and economic power.