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Students of Catholic university face expulsion for supporting workers
Política

Students of Catholic university face expulsion for supporting workers

This was written for Philippine Online Chronicles. While Pope Francis is condemning the evils of capitalist exploitation and encouraging the youth to act in solidarity with the poor, four student leaders in Cebu City are threatened to be kicked out of a Catholic university for supporting protesting workers of the same institution. The irony is … Continue reading

Youth activists disrupt BS Aquino speech in Iloilo
Política

Youth activists disrupt BS Aquino speech in Iloilo

This article was written for Philippine Online Chronicles. For the second time in the same month youth activists once again disrupted a speech by President Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III, this time in Iloilo City where the president was present last June 27 to inaugurate several government infrastructure projects. President Aquino just began delivering his … Continue reading

The Poor (Poem)
Poetry

The Poor (Poem)

The Poor By Roberto Sosa Translated from the Spanish by Spencer Reece The poor are many and so— impossible to forget. No doubt, as day breaks, they see the buildings where they wish they could live with their children. They can steady the coffin of a constellation on their shoulders. They can wreck the air … Continue reading