Category: Pinoy

Must-See Sites of Vigan 0

Must-See Sites of Vigan

Vigan is the capital of the Philippine province of Ilocos Sur and a World Heritage site.  Most of the city is well preserved as one of the last Hispanic cities in the Philippines.  Much...

Must-See Sites of Vigan 0

Must-See Sites of Vigan

Vigan is the capital of the Philippine province of Ilocos Sur and a World Heritage site.  Most of the city is well preserved as one of the last Hispanic cities in the Philippines.  Much...

Reality (Unposted) 0

Reality (Unposted)

Looking through the drafts that had been left unpublished, I came across this article that I had begun I would think sometime on March 2008, but never quite posted.   Here it is in...

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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...

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...

Why the Philippines is not a Democracy (Update 05-17-2016) 6

Why the Philippines is not a Democracy (Update 05-17-2016)

Why didn’t EDSA work? The formula was there: the military was agitating, the people were taking their grievances to the streets, and the priests were calling for an ouster. We felt we could make...

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