What really seems to be weirding people out here is the shock realization that USAID — the nice, humanitarian, democracy-promoting arm of American idealism — also engages in sleazy regime-change and subversion. The sorts of nefarious covert activities folks normally associate with the CIA.
Regardless, it is interesting to note that the Liberal Party of the Philippines supports transphobia, a discrimination the Liberal Party around the world condemns.
The fake news blogger who previously said her mother died when she was 10 years old, now says her mother is telling her to fight after being exposed. And the mainstream media thinks she holds veracity.
Senator Aquino who presented the list of fake news sites made by a catholic church group responded with “okay” on Nieto’s celebrated statement and turned his head towards Senator Grace Poe. “I ask the chairman to please be more, uh, maybe in the future, we can be more discerning with who we ask to present here as well,” he said.
In the heat of the discussion, Senator Bam Aquino pulled out a piece of paper containing a list of fake news sites produced by a catholic church. He said the list “was read on all the churches on a Sunday.”
The 3 media outlets of the Philippines have recently been receiving criticisms from many Filipinos for “biased and inaccurate reporting” and for falsely giving the international community wrong data/numbers on the hotly debated issue of President Duterte’s war on illegal drugs.
For the first time in such a long time, they have a voice. And under the Duterte administration, it will be heard.
While Leni argues that its root cause is poverty, wide swaths of scientific research disagrees.