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Federalism

A political system in which the central government has certain, enumerated powers, and other government responsibilities are delegated to lower levels of government. For example, a federalist system may designate the central government to handle monetary policy and foreign affairs, but delegate most other matters to the provinces or states. Examples of federalist countries include the United States and Canada.
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Is history repeating itself 'na magaling lang ang PDP-Laban sa istorya ng Federal System, pero pag nasa pwesto na ito, palpak naman?
A Pulse Asia poll conducted in June 2017suggested that 67 percent of Filipinos are not in favor of amending the 1987 Constitution while 62 percent are against the proposed shift to a federal system of government.
He also believes the shift to a federal system cannot be done by somebody alone and means hard work and engagement for everyone, especially for the civil society.
South Sudanese groups particularly, the Equatorians, demand the federal system saying it would protect them from the hegemony of the dominant ethnic group of President Kiir.
The SWS said awareness about the federal system of government was highest in Mindanao at 37 percent, followed by Metro Manila at 28 percent, Visayas at 22 percent, and Balance Luzon at 20 percent.
Majd Al Herbawi, Director of Food Safety Department at MOCCAE, said, "Through Zad Federal System, the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment aims to offer more user-friendly services to its customers.
The post Syrian Kurds set to announce federal system in northern Syria appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Designing a Federal System Again, the negotiations proceeded with two initial positions.
This volume examines the nature of judicial power in the policy process of the federal systems of Canada, the United States, and Germany by examining high court decision-making in key policy areas together with legislative responses (particularly by sub-national legislatures).
The Afghan politicians were urged to initiate efforts at converting the presidential form of government into a federal system. The US congressmen asked them to use their influence in this regard.
"The calls for a federal system of government now are tendentious; though they seem right, they aim at the wrong thing," he told a gathering of clan leaders in Basra city, south Iraq.
The quotes indicate our Founders created a federal system, not a federal government with supreme power over the states or the people.

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