Category: 1986

the definitive starting point for the EDSA-era Philippines

A LINE IN THE SAND: Edsa, Arroyo and the future of Philippine politics 4

A LINE IN THE SAND: Edsa, Arroyo and the future of Philippine politics

…A healthy life cycle of a country involves a long period of contraction—the centralization of control, the taking in of power, and the emergence of monarchy—and then a short period of release, which is the exercise of democracy…

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A Silent Call to the EDSA Generation

History books and heroes carried an EDSA that was about setting things right in the Philippines, and maybe some of them had the right idea, but mostly, the context of that demonstration was misunderstood....

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Inertia: Sustaining the EDSA Movement

No, no, no, Arroyo will not listen… but we will howl nevertheless. In the two years she remains in power, we will howl her in the streets, howl her in the courts, and howl...