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  Jun 06, 2022

3.1M Families Go Hungry in First Quarter 2022

The national Social Weather Survey of April 19-27, 2022, found that 12.2% of Filipino families, or an estimated 3.1 million, experienced involuntary hunger – being hungry and not having anything to eat – at least once in the past three months.

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  Mar 07, 2022

Are You Part of the 40%?

SWS survey says 40% of Filipinos Feel Their Life Worsened Compared to Last Year

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  May 24, 2022

Thank you, Bongbong — You Woke Them Up

A few noisy activists can be a stone in your shoe. Imagine 15 million angry and eager for change, 15 million adept at communications, brighter, richer, more mobile, with social media accounts and devices as megaphones for their thoughts and grumblings.

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  May 05, 2022

The Marcos Restoration: A National Shame

Hadn’t the revolution promised so much and given very little? Don’t we have the same unresponsive government? The same patronage system? The widespread corruption in all levels of the government? The continuing plunder of taxpayer money?

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  Jun 23, 2022

Sore Winners: Or Why, After the Elections, It is Still Toxic

Here is a plausible reason why, after a resounding victory, after a landslide, the conversation on social media is still vicious.

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  Mar 14, 2022

A TV Ad that Emboldens the Poor

"Today, with a smile on his face, the poor man can go up to the counter and ask for medicine he can afford. He can even sing it."

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  May 15, 2022

Despite Huge Victory, Bongbong Underwhelms

A Philippine commentator described Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr’s victory as overwhelming. This is apt based on the current vote count.

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  Apr 03, 2022

Good Vs Evil? It’s Not That Simple

For a campaign that anchors itself on love, there is so much hate hurled at critics and those whose views are different. What VP Leni’s supporters need to understand is that this is alienating their candidate further from the votes she badly needs.

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  Apr 20, 2022

Is There Enough Time? Can Leni Do a Binay?

Pundits, campaign experts, and even the camp of Vice President Robredo have pointed to Jojo Binay’s 2010 win as proof that a last-minute surge was possible. The signs are encouraging. But here’s a reality check

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  Feb 21, 2022

The Fall of the Dictatorship

Marcos’ failing health, coupled with the looming threat from the anti-capitalist left, led to widespread concern for a stable succession among the country’s economic elite—the main beneficiaries of Martial Law’s crony capitalism.

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  Jun 15, 2022

Kenny G breathes, I exhale

By Vincent R. Pozon

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  May 20, 2022

I Sleep with My Mind Ajar

They come in the dark, slithering so, they need the night, preferring you asleep, your cabinets unlocked, fists unclenched

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  May 17, 2022

Mama’s Hair

Con­tained in this small pock­et of verse are moments of care, regret, guilt, humor, ten­der­ness, ill­ness and hurt that are all trig­gered by a med­i­ta­tion on hair.

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  May 11, 2022

Job at the Junkyard

Working with one's hands

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  Apr 15, 2022

Love Poem for Ted Neeley In Jesus Christ Superstar

I didn’t come to worship but you’ve left me no choice... you still rock those power ballads, still heal with the same sweet force...

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  Apr 09, 2022

Momotaro in the Philippines

Momo­taro is best known as the boy hero birthed from the seed of a peach in Japan­ese folk­lore. For Fil­ipino-Amer­i­can poet, Chan, peach­es evoke ali­en­ness: Europe, cans, boy-heroes, Japan, and Amer­i­ca — peach­es are part of the glob­al world of trade.

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  Apr 01, 2022

Stolen Glances

Ted Kooser chooses an amusing poem about mirrors, and it is a rare one with rhyme.

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  Mar 24, 2022

Superhero Pregnant Woman

Former national Poet Laureate Ted Kooser picks out a funny poem about pregnant women.

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  Jun 12, 2022

The Jerks Live!: Songs as Chronicles of Protest in Uncertain Times

These are songs as memories, as historical notes. The album is a political treatise on the promise and failings of the EDSA Revolution, compressed to three-minute songs

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  Nov 29, 2021

Edwin Wilwayco and his Journey through Jazz

Interlude is one of Wilwaycoʼs most complex group of paintings in that the ideas expressed cover a range of themes.

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  Oct 31, 2021

The Acrylics of the Accountant

"While many all over the world wept and cowered in corners, Ason worked and was relied on, finished her masteral studies, picked up the brush and pleased others and herself."

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  Aug 22, 2021

We Survived Hand-to-hand Combat with Covid

"My father was driven around (hooked to his oxygen tank) around Metro Manila for half a day. Those of us left at home called hospitals and government channels to see if any of them could help us out. Each time we were rejected or told to wait but we knew we did not have time to spare."

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  Jun 25, 2021

Quality Survives the Quarantine

"What pandemic? We beat our highest pre-Covid sales figures with less branches open."

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  Jun 16, 2022

Living in Times of Unrest: Bart Pasion and the Philippine Revolution

Ambag ang libro ni E.C. Tadem sa pagtutuwid at paghahayag sa salimuot ng kasaysayan ng ating lipunan.

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  Jun 21, 2021

"Binay There, Done That"

"The rich can look after themselves. It is the poor who depend on government, and they expect government to look after their well-being."

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  Oct 27, 2021

She Said What?!

She Said What?!

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  Oct 06, 2021

Remember that Indonesian Guy and his Rice Cooker Wife? They’re Now Divorced

Indonesian Man Marries Rice Cooker, Divorces It 4 Days Later

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  Oct 05, 2021

In a Brawl? Never Give Up

In a Brawl? Never Give Up

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  Sep 30, 2021

You May Now Kiss the Cooker

Photos of an Indonesian man marrying a rice cooker have gone viral, catching the attention of Indonesian media.

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  Jun 26, 2022

Do LGBTQ Animals Get Discriminated Too?

We have had several pets in the past who appeared to have gay or lesbian characteristics. When they insist on indulging in sexual activities with our other ‘straight’ pets, the ‘straight’ ones get annoyed. However, they are rarely troubled by them.

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  Jun 21, 2022

What To Do When Cats Meow Too Much

Cats meow for several reasons and the reasons change from kittenhood to adulthood.

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  Nov 27, 2021

'Island Life'

A Christmas Ritual in this Poor Country

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  Jun 27, 2021

Thus Said the Lourd

Thus Said the Lourd

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  Jun 19, 2021

Ayoko Na Sa 'Yo

Ayoko Na Sa 'Yo

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  Jun 17, 2021

From the Hand and Heart of Robert Alejandro

From the Hand and Heart of Robert Alejandro

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