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Where we continue the tradition of delivering cutting-edge insight into the issues and trends.
- What Vice Ganda’s tongue-in-cheek remark says about us Filipinos
- It is in the Filipinos’ best interest that Noynoy stay alive until the 2016 elections are over
- Filipino voters should be blamed for the Philippines’ problems
- Will the Philippines prosper if we change its system of government?
- Down with the Colonial Apologists and Imperialists!
Monthly Archives: February 2010
In the “breakfast talk show” I catch every morning as I prepare for work, one of the guests was a guy talking about Peak Oil. Relying on my stock knowledge on that term (not being able to google it for … Continue reading
At the end of the day, we all do what we do (whether it be running triathlons, climbing Mt Everest, or — hey yeah — blogging about Pinoy dysfunction) because we get off on it. If doing something for our … Continue reading
Just before I posted my previous article about Dick Gordon, I thought to myself, Oh no, be ready for the avalanche of criticism. But that anxiety attack didn’t stop me from publishing it because I also thought, Well, fair enough … Continue reading
Benign0’s and BongV’s excellent retrospectives on what is in this country viewed as a sacred, watershed moment reminded me of the value of an honest memory. So much of what we regard as “history” is corrupted by our hindsight: we … Continue reading
I recall as a nine-year-old making my folks and grandparents gasp when I remarked how I wished that the Philippines had remained an American colony so that we could have grapes and chocolates all year round and no brownouts. By … Continue reading
I was a teenager in 1986 when the first Edsa “Revolution” erupted. The sound of this “eruption” for me was the murmer of a crowd queueing at a fishball stand or playing pusoy dos with their pals on a sidewalk … Continue reading
I once met a guy whose nickname is Dick. He insisted that his name is spelt “Dict” (with a “t” instead of a “k”), not that this made any difference in the way people hear him say his name. Most … Continue reading