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From #NasaanAngPangulo to Aquino Resign

I wrote this article for the Philippine Online Chronicles. After asking “where is the president” in the wake of President Noynoy Aquino’s skipping of the arrival honors for elite policemen killed in the special operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last January 29, many Filipinos are now joining the clamor for the president’s resignation. The January 18 botched-up…

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Hiding the poor from Pope Francis

I wrote this article for the Philippine Online Chronicles. Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Dinky Soliman’s admission that the Aquino government brought homeless families to a posh resort during the visit of Pope Francis only confirmed what everybody already knew. Hiding the poor from foreign leaders and dignitaries visiting the Philippines is…

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Ang kabuluhan ng First Quarter Storm (FQS)

I wrote this for the Philippine Online Chronicles. Malalaking kilos-protesta at demonstrasyon sa pangunguna ng Kabataang Makabayan (KM) at ibang mga pambansa-demokratikong organisasyon ng kabataan at estudyante ang sumalubong sa unang tatlong buwan ng taong 1970. Umalingawngaw ang mga sigaw ng “Makibaka, Huwag Matakot” at “Marcos Hitler Diktador Tuta.” Napuno ang mga lansangan ng mga…