Category: ninoy

The Day Manila Fell Silent

By Ninotchka Rosca Ironically, the most quiet day in Manila of contemporary times began with noise: a loud pounding on the glass door of a penthouse apartment I was using at the time. The friend who was hollering and shouting … Continue reading

robredo, the aquinos, and the commission on appointments

that DILG sec jesse robredo’s body was finally found on august 21, the same day that ninoy aquino was felled by a bullet 29 years ago, is not to be discounted.  synchronicity.  in both cases, the loss to family and … Continue reading


beyond conspiracy: ninoy’s politics  ninoy’s politics: Three Generations  ninoy’s politics: “The Filipino As Dissident”  ninoy’s politics: “A Christian Democratic Vision”  ninoy’s politics: “Manifesto for A Free Society” ninoy, 21 august 83  ninoy’s killers 

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ninoy & the hacienda

sychronicity: ninoy aquino’s 27th death anniversary (the filipino is worth dying for) and the hearing of the high-profile hacienda luisita case (scheme sdo) in the supreme court. there’s good background stuff on the internet, thanks to, and there’s lynda … Continue reading

“Ninoy Aquino & the Rise of People Power”

at last, a good, no, a great, documentary film on ninoy aquino.   why am i not surprised that it’s not home-made, no, it takes a tom coffman to tell us the story of ninoy.   but thanks na rin to abs-cbn channel … Continue reading

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kris aquino, ‘wag tularan

i find i can’t ignore her ’cause she’s so in-our-face and i worry about the values our girls are picking up from her endlessly cheap dramatics. so she’s back, and, boy! (abunda?), her media handlers certainly made sure she’d be … Continue reading

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