Category: martial law

monica feria (1954-2016)

Sept. 22-23, 1972: Our lives changed overnight That whole week before Sept. 22, 1972, the University of the Philippines was aflame with rallies and teach-ins. Opposition leader Ninoy Aquino had warned that the declaration of martial law was imminent. Midweek, … Continue reading

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When a leader betrays his people

Rex D. Lores … What is deeply disturbing about President Duterte’s decision is the clear disconnect between his rhetoric and reality. On one hand, he is pursuing a devastating campaign against criminality and corruption; on the other, he is coddling … Continue reading

calling out the prez and the solgen: “healing” for whom?

President Duterte’s order to allow former President Marcos’ interment at the [Libingan ng mga Bayani] is based on his determination that it shall promote national healing and forgiveness, and redound to the benefit of the Filipino people.” 

CITIZEN

Victor Peñaranda One early morning the stars lost their meaning As my wife started to labor with our eldest child. I tripped at the thought of finding her a midwife, Of rushing her to the confines of an emergency room … Continue reading

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In denayal

Lem Garcellano Walang kinulimbat na bilyon-bilyong dolyares na halaga ng ginto, salapi, alahas ng bayan, dineposit sa Switzerland, Cayman

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The Bong is Wrong

Marian Pastor Roces The Marcos spawn was germinated between despots and suckled on the teats of tyranny. Hyperbole? Impossible to overstate Martial Law and the cruelties it has visited on the country. Not the least, 30 years after the lupusman’s … Continue reading

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