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Battle of the Ballot Box Part II

Stefan Christoff writes in The Dominion:

Violence surrounding the Philippine elections, including multiple assassinations and targeted bombings, has raised concerns internationally. Controversy over the mid-term elections of 2007, however, remains but one element of a broader political crisis facing the poverty-stricken island nation.

“At a time of immense political tension, of continuing economic unevenness and of widening social inequality, one thing has become clear: the country direly needs a new plan,” Jeffery Roden wrote in Philippine Collegian, an independent student newspaper distributed at the University of the Philippines.

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