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Much of Philippine history was motivated by Filipinos’ kneejerk butthurt reactions

Much of Philippine history was motivated by Filipinos’ kneejerk butthurt reactions
March 24, 2014

I’ve come to realise that much of Philippine history was really all about a monumental effort to counter centuries of …Read the Rest

Why cadet Cudia’s case has played out on social media like an EDSA revolution

Why cadet Cudia’s case has played out on social media like an EDSA revolution
March 17, 2014

I don’t pretend to know much about the nitty-gritty of military life. In fact, the closest I ever came to …Read the Rest

EDSA People Power it is Not

EDSA People Power it is Not
February 26, 2014

Year 28 since the EDSA People Power revolution and the special working holiday has passed even more uneventfully as the …Read the Rest

Online libel, freedom of information, and what Filipinos have done with their freedom

Online libel, freedom of information, and what Filipinos have done with their freedom
February 24, 2014

Outrage in the citizenry continues erupting over the recent ruling of the Supreme Court regarding the online libel clause in …Read the Rest

Is there a right or wrong point of view of history?

Is there a right or wrong point of view of history?
August 4, 2013

Fact is, one will be hard-pressed to find a totally objective account of history. Though ultimately historians either avoid bias …Read the Rest

I Don’t Remember Cory Aquino

I Don’t Remember Cory Aquino
August 1, 2013

A friend of mine had shown me a post on the ABS-CBN Facebook site. It read “Cory Aquino. Democracy icon. …Read the Rest

ABS-CBN Facebook post #RememberCoryAquino backfires: slammed by commentators weary of ‘people power’ rhetoric

ABS-CBN Facebook post #RememberCoryAquino backfires: slammed by commentators weary of ‘people power’ rhetoric
August 1, 2013

A colleague of mine had the presence of mind to take a big screen capture of the epic response to …Read the Rest

Has Joseph ‘Erap’ Estrada changed for the better?

Has Joseph ‘Erap’ Estrada changed for the better?
July 27, 2013

It seemed like an eternity ago that Joseph “Erap” Estrada was a whipping boy of the Philippines’ chattering classses. The …Read the Rest

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