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The Philippine Political Party System: A Systemic Examination | Presented by Prof. Edmund Tayao at the political party building seminar for the MILF, 16-19 September 2013, Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao

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Philippine political party system: A systemic examination

  1. 1. The Philippine Political Party System A Systemic Examination Prof. Edmund Tayao UST Political Science Local Government Development Foundation Friday, September 13, 13
  2. 2. Friday, September 13, 13
  3. 3. Understanding Philippine Society Friday, September 13, 13
  4. 4. Understanding Philippine Society Significant Colonial Past Friday, September 13, 13
  5. 5. Understanding Philippine Society Significant Colonial Past At Least 80 Ethnic- Linguistic Groups (27 Major Languages); Friday, September 13, 13
  6. 6. Understanding Philippine Society Significant Colonial Past At Least 80 Ethnic- Linguistic Groups (27 Major Languages); Social and Economic Stratification; Friday, September 13, 13
  7. 7. Understanding Philippine Society Significant Colonial Past At Least 80 Ethnic- Linguistic Groups (27 Major Languages); Social and Economic Stratification; Religious Diversity Friday, September 13, 13
  8. 8. State and Society in the Philippines Patron-client, Clientilistic, Dynastic, Traditional/Feudal, Booty Capitalist; State Weakness, Strong Civil Society; Nature of Civil Society Impact on Policies and Programs of Government Friday, September 13, 13
  9. 9. Friday, September 13, 13
  10. 10. breaking the vicious cycle Nationalist Economic Policies=Booty Capitalist System Personalistic Political System=Patron Client/ Clientelistic Politics Friday, September 13, 13
  11. 11. Philippine Political Economy Friday, September 13, 13
  12. 12. Philippine Political Economy “symbiotic relationship (supposedly nationalist) economy and a personalistic political system” (Sicat) Friday, September 13, 13
  13. 13. Friday, September 13, 13
  14. 14. democracy requires real political parties Friday, September 13, 13
  15. 15. No such thing as “Direct Democracy”; democracy requires real political parties Friday, September 13, 13
  16. 16. No such thing as “Direct Democracy”; Politics is about policy thus requiring substance (programmatic); democracy requires real political parties Friday, September 13, 13
  17. 17. No such thing as “Direct Democracy”; Politics is about policy thus requiring substance (programmatic); Need for leadership and arena of participation for the masses; democracy requires real political parties Friday, September 13, 13
  18. 18. No such thing as “Direct Democracy”; Politics is about policy thus requiring substance (programmatic); Need for leadership and arena of participation for the masses; Superiority of Professional Leaders in Respect to Culture (Behavior), the formal and real incompetence of the mass. democracy requires real political parties Friday, September 13, 13
  19. 19. Political Parties As Personal Vehicles Lakas-CMD-Kampi (Now Separate; Lakas and NUP)- Manglapus, FVR, GMA, now Bong Revilla Liberal Party- Aquino and Roxas Nationalista Party- Villar Nationalist Peoples’ Coalition- Danding Cojuangco Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino- Angara UNA (Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino and PDP-Laban)- Erap and Binay Other Parties- PRP, Bagumbayan (Volunteers for New PHilippines), Aksyon Demokratiko, etc. Friday, September 13, 13
  20. 20. Political Parties as Institutions Republican Party- Founded by anti-slavery activists in 1854 in the US. The Party that Represents Conservatives (Right). Democratic Party- Evolved from the Jeffersonian Democratic-Republican Party opposing the Federalist Party of Alexander Hamilton and John Adams. Represents the Left of Center in the US. Conservative and Unionist Party (Tory)- Founded in 1834 espousing Conservatism and Union with Britain. Labour Party- Founded in 1900 and known as the “Broad Church” as it is the center-left party that counts as members, Socialists and Social Democrats. Friday, September 13, 13
  21. 21. Political Party and Representation (Questions to Ask) Who are We? (Stakeholders) What do we Envision? (Our Dream for the Region, Country and People) How Do We Undertake our Vision? (Principal Means we have in Mind to realize our Vision) What Are Our Core Principles? Friday, September 13, 13
  22. 22. Bangsamoro is an Opportunity for You and Me The Important Question Is How We Can Make Sure We Gain From This Opportunity email edtayao@yahoo.com, follow @edtayao at twitter, and visit www.logodef.org Friday, September 13, 13

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