Civil Society Democracy
This site features background information on Akbayan, the Citizens Action Party of the Philippines. The main page contains press releases and analysis of contemporary political issues, and also includes links to the party’s views on governance and Philippine legislation.
Akbayan (Citizens Action Party) is a political party that primarily stands for program-based politics. It seeks to transform the dominant practice of personality- and patronage-based politics. It aims to break the tradition of shady dealings and horse-trading between and among politicians and promote more participatory and rational decision-making.