Corazon Aquino

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  • Biography Of Corazon Aquino

    Corazon Aquino was open to growth in the various ways as she worked to find solutions to the conflicts in the Philippines. Through her understanding that influence sometimes depends upon being the one in charge and at other times working effectively within a group, she demonstrated an ability to influence others in a way that promoted justice. Aquino used nonviolence to stand up against injustices and made many new reforms according to the needs of the people. Unlike the Philippine’s president before Aquino, she promoted her message through more peaceful ways of protest. Aquino called for acts of civil disobedience, organized strikes, and boycotts when Marcos won the election in 1986. Aquino eradicated the government’s power to imprison people…

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  • Effects Of Colonialism On Filipino Society

    The election was heavily rigged in such a way that Marcos won once again. After several years, the United States intervened in his imprisonment and Benigno and his wife, Corazon Aquino, were exiled to the U.S. Years later, they returned to the Philippines, and Benigno was assassinated upon arrival at the airport. Corazon Aquino then took over his position as prominent figure of opposition to the Marcos regime, collaborating with other influential groups and figures to stage a direct opposition…

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  • Tobacco Monopolies Case Study

    Ona and President Aquino. For the first time in the country, progress was seen from two aspects: The taxation was able to reach 46 billion which exceeded the government’s target by 31.6%, and 67 percent (Pena, 2014), or seven out of 10 smokers who consumes 10 sticks per day, only buys one cigarette. A reduction of 35% from young people aging 18-24 who smokes in 2012 to 18% in 2014 was also seen (Mabasa, 2014). With the continuous success of President Aquino’s administration with regards to the…

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  • Aquino's Corruption In The Philippines

    was the perception of widespread corruption and fraud which plagued the governmental process. Aquino and her revolution made campaign promises to “clean up the corruption and cronyism for which Ferdinand Marcos’ was famous” (Niu 93) though once she herself had won office, the revolutionary vigor and fervor of her campaign somewhat reversed themselves. In addition to the above policy positions which she made which notably did not help the Filipino people, she herself soon capitulated to the same…

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  • Commencement Argument Essay

    discourse analysis. His study revealed that the structure of Mandela’s speech fulfilled his political agenda, as well as the interpersonal meaning by considering the contextual factors of the economic and socio-political situation of the country. In the Philippines, Jubrin (2003, as cited in Autida-van der Zee, 2013) conducted a critical discourse analysis of the State of the Nation Address of former presidents, Ferdinand Marcos, Joseph Estrada and Gloria Arroyo. Autida-van der Zee (2013)…

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  • Political Revolutions In The Philippines

    law, allowing him to abolish Congress, as well as imprison many politicians and officials, such as senator Benigno Aquino (Kenney 2010, 78). Likewise, after losing the 1986 presidential election, he tainted the results and had Parliament declare him the winner (Civil Disobedience Campaign 1986, 88). Marcos took extreme measures to receive even more control over politics and society despite the potential consequences. After constant state of corruption and abuse of power, Ferdinand Marcos…

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  • Angela Merkel Research Paper

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is Time Magazine's "Person of The Year." CNN reports the 61-year-old German leader has won the title for her "steadfast moral leadership in a world where it is in short supply," wrote Time editor Nancy Gibbs. Merkel topped the magazine's list followed by Islamic State leader Abi Bakr al-Baghdadi (2nd place), US presidential candidate Donald Trump (3rd place), activist group Black Lives Matter (4th place), Iran President Hassan Rouhani (5th place), American…

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  • Oppression Of Women

    The difference on how long it took and why it took so long for women to break the glass ceiling of the US nation's top office, as opposed to women of other nations like India and Philippines. What were the different traits of Clinton vs. Aquino and Patil, factors that affected it (cultural, traditional, religion, etc. ) is there barriers and biases involved?. When women fight back or act aggressive they are seen as an individual who bends the natural order of things, but when a woman is passive…

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  • A Rhetorical Analysis Of All Lives Matter By Gordon Marino

    color and blacks if people still continuing the idea of “institutionalized racism.” I agree that there is still ongoing racial discrimination happening in our community. Even though some people believe that Obama’s victory is the end of the racism, there still an ongoing racial discrimination that exists like police brutality, unequal opportunity for people, especially for black people who are the most affected ones. People cannot take away the word racism or discrimination because some people…

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  • Alexis De Tocqueville Case Study

    statutes and increasingly realized the need to democratize once more. This is yet another instance where democracy was diminished in Thailand, although a rigorous civil society is apparent. III. Philippines Similar to Thailand’s authoritarian political history, the Philippines also lacks an institutionalization of democratic principles. Post-independence, the Philippines conducted democratically held elections and was thus categorized as a democracy. But, the political history of the…

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