Bernadine (Dine) Racoma is a writer, researcher, and multi-awarded blogger. You can find Bernadine Racoma at Google Plus, Facebook, and Twitter. She is an advocate and co-founder of BlogWatch. Profile as of March 9, 2017.
There are three branches of the government in the Philippines. They were established as independent bodies for the purpose of checks and balances. If one… Read More »Why independence of Congress is important now more than ever
“Criminals have no humanity.” These were the exact words of President Rodrigo Duterte as he addressed the reports of human rights watchdogs in the country.… Read More »Painting suspected criminals as people without rights is beyond dangerous
It didn’t come as a surprise when after just one hearing; the Senate committee on public order has decided to end the probe into the… Read More »The political implications of ending the second DDS probe after just one hearing
Project NOAH (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards) was conceived after the massive destruction caused by late-season tropical storm Sendong (Washi) on December 16, 2011. It… Read More »Project NOAH continues – It is coming back home to UP
Senator Leila De Lima has been vilified by the Duterte administration even before she took office. Since then, she has continued speaking out against Duterte… Read More »Is Senator De Lima’s cry for political persecution justified?
Vocal Duterte critic Senator Leila de Lima is about to get arrested for drug-related charges. That would be one less political problem for the Duterte… Read More »How to get rid of a Trillanes ‘nuisance’
The Philippines has made history on February 22, 1986, when millions of Filipinos joined the EDSA Revolution to peacefully put down a regime that lasted… Read More »Understanding why Filipinos are getting skeptical of political protests
The recent debate between Senator Manny Pacquiao and Bataan Representative Geraldine Roman on House Bill 267 or the Anti SOGI Discrimination Act has once again shed… Read More »Sen Pacquiao’s use of the Bible to justify his arguments is dangerous
It was on September 21, 1972 when the late president Ferdinand Marcos appeared on TV to formally declare Martial Law. The said rule lasted for… Read More »Why revising history to paint the Marcoses as heroes is an insult to Filipinos