PODCAST: Pushing the anti-dynasty bill in a ‘sanctuary of political clans’
MANILA, Philippines—In his last State of the Nation address, President Aquino declared the passage of the anti-dynasty bill a priority.
The announcement was timely. In Congress, for the first time in almost 30 years, the bill has reached the plenary.
Will it finally pass in the House of Representatives which is dominated by political families? Studies show that about 70% of the members belong to political dynasties
Rappler editor at large Marites Dañguilan Vitug speaks with Congressman Fredenil Castro, author of the anti-dynasty bill and chairman of the suffrage and electoral reforms committee, to get an update on the contentious measure. Join us in this podcast. – Rappler.com