Category: Manila

Aquino agreed to drop Sabah claim in Bangsamoro Agreement 4

Aquino agreed to drop Sabah claim in Bangsamoro Agreement

Although I have not found other articles to corroborate this, it seems an Asia Times writer was able to talk to a source within the Bangsamoro deal who said, In an apparent non-disclosed component...

Impeachment as Excommunication: Corona, del Castillo and Congress 0

Impeachment as Excommunication: Corona, del Castillo and Congress

Impeachment is not a light punishment.  It’s crucifixion.  You’re crucifying a Justice who worked his life to the pursuit of law and justice, and earned a living being the sentinel of the State and...

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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....

A Comprehensive Proposal for an EDSA Reform (edited) 32

A Comprehensive Proposal for an EDSA Reform (edited)

EDSA will no longer be about alternative personalities, or parties. It will no longer be about dependence on the individual. It will be something better, more comprehensive. Now you will have something to fight...

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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...

Put Manila on the Monopoly Map! 0

Put Manila on the Monopoly Map!

Hasbro, the manufacturer of the famous board game, Monopoly, is holding a contest for online voters to vote which cities the new board game is going to include.   People from all around the...

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The Fatal Flaw of Western Democracies (revised 08-01-2012)

Schools have long taught that the American government was the model of that perfect democracy.   That, however, has not stopped existing democracies from falling into tight-handed dictatorships.   What has gone wrong?   What is different...

Gloria Arroyo and the Hitler Complex 4

Gloria Arroyo and the Hitler Complex

We are forever frustrated by the continued existence of Gloria Arroyo as President. But would you have stood up to Hitler’s Germany? And can you really stand up to Arroyo’s Philippines?

How We are Saved By EDSA 3

How We are Saved By EDSA

And here is why I believe that the EDSA Movement is indeed God’s gift to the Filipino people, and why it is different from other revolutions out there: it sired a peaceful demonstration, but...

The End of Dynasties (updated) 3

The End of Dynasties (updated)

..this season’s Super Bowl was epic indeed. It would either cap the Patriots’ bid to break the record for the Miami Dolphins (18-0), or bring a trophy home, for the first time in a...

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