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  • An insidious enemy

    An insidious enemy

    The International Day to End Violence Against Women was commemorated last Tuesday, 25 November. The date was chosen to commemorate the assassination of three political activists—the Mirabal sisters from the Dominican Republic —in 1960. The day also marked the beginning of the 16-day period of...
  • What the blacklist revealed

    What the blacklist revealed

    TO describe the blacklisting of nine Hong Kong journalists who shouted questions at President Aquino at a summit in Indonesia last year as an attack on press freedom might be a bit of an overstatement, but we do not fault the media organizations that portray it as such. Eternal vigilance, after all, is the...
  • One step closer

    One step closer

    Rep. Leni Robredo, on her Facebook wall, said: “Finally, FOI was passed in the Committee level after 1 full year of deliberations, 9 Technical Working Group sessions, 24 different versions. A historic day for FOI advocates in the House.” The widow of the late Interior and Local Government...
  • Dry well

    Dry well

    ONCE upon a time, President Aquino extolled the virtues of a new breed of leaders from his own Liberal Party, to whom we could entrust the fate of the nation. The key, he said, was to find young leaders who could continue the program of “reforms” that he had begun. A year or two later, many of...
  • Five years on

    Five years on

    Five years ago today, 58 people were murdered in broad daylight in Ampatuan town, Maguindanao. Most of them were part of the convoy sent to file the certificate of candidacy of Esmael Mangudadatu; others simply happened to be at the wrong place at the wrong time. The killings spurred national outrage. The...

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An insidious enemy

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An insidious enemyThe International Day to End Violence Against Women was commemorated last Tuesday, 25 November. The date was chosen to commemorate the assassination of three...

On subcultures

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On subculturesThere are worlds that exist beneath the radar of people in the mainstream, worlds that have their own norms, values, even language, the meanings of which are...

Coming to our defense

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Coming to our defenseUnited States President Barack Obama’s executive order giving respite to some four million illegal immigrants —including some 300,000...

A ton of problems

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A ton of problemsThe Institute for Economics and Peace, a non-profit think tank which is based in Sydney, Australia, ranked the Philippines 9th out of 162 countries in the number...

The magic of the President’s endorsement

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The magic of the President’s endorsementAfter former President Cory Aquino finished her term in 1992, she assumed a low-profile role, primarily limiting her public involvement to NGO work.

Interest rate uptrend amid decelerating growth

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Interest rate uptrend amid decelerating growthWhen it perceives an incipient rise in the inflation rate, the government turns to either or both of two institutions for remedial action. One is the legislature,...

Carbon mitigation or climate catastrophe

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Carbon mitigation or climate catastropheEarlier this year, in September, the United Nations reflected the growing anxieties of the world by sponsoring the leaders’ summit on climate change, the...

Would Putin have done better in Ferguson?

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Would Putin have done better in Ferguson?By Leonid Bershidsky The Russian state propaganda machine is full of schadenfreude about the Ferguson events.

What the blacklist revealed

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What the blacklist revealedTO describe the blacklisting of nine Hong Kong journalists who shouted questions at President Aquino at a summit in Indonesia last year as an attack on press...

The juggernaut

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The juggernautAllow me to use the latest boxing triumph of Manny Pacquiao to illustrate the inevitability of the passage of President Noynoy Aquino’s all-but-approved...

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