Much ado about waivers

I see the whole of Filipino officialdom signing waivers allowing disclosures of their wealth. The snowball is just a small and sluggish one, but may yet turn into an avalanche of chest-beating about transparency. ‘Tis a nice and cozy thought. Nevertheless, I’m afraid it is all ritual with minimal substance, like a  security guard doing the motions of frisking a mall-goer but without really intending to grope all the way to her innards to find a smuggled bomb. Continue reading “Much ado about waivers”