The American author Rita Mae Brown likened insanity to ‘doing the same thing over and over expecting different results’ and she could not have articulated her point better. Indeed it is insane to expect a different result out of a habit we constantly do, but consistently fail us. And if this  is indeed how insanity is diagnosed, then […]

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Where to Now?

Once again, it’s the 12th of June. This day may pass as just another Wednesday for most people all over the world, merely another episode of waking up, going to work or school then tucking oneself to bed preparing for the next day again. Yet, this day marks a very special event in history. Yes, […]

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A Wrong Mentality

With the elections  just months away, the front-runners for the presidential race are determined in the surveys. And unsuprisingly, Ninoy Aquino’s only son, Noynoy Aquino, ranks first among other bets. Ever since his mother, the late Corazon Aquino, passed away last August the masses have called on Noynoy to become president. Proclaiming an all-new people power. […]

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Remembering Ninoy’s Plight

Undoubtedly the country’s father for democracy and one of the most brilliant minds the world has ever seen, Ninoy Aquino was just a simple public servant who envisioned a better life for the Filipino. He died as a result of his defiance to the corrupt, but as the saying goes: “No bullet can kill the […]

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The Spirit that Lived On

After 26 years of incarceration, all remaining ten of the 14 soldiers convicted for the Aquino-Galman double murder case have been released after their sentences were communed by the President. Much to the disappointment of the Aquino family and Ninoy Aquino supporters all over the world. For them, it was Arroyo’s way of getting back […]

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How We Killed Ninoy

Title adopted from the ABS-CBN documentary, “Beyond Conspiracy”. In other countries, the ’80s may be the decade techno music was born. The decade hip-hop became a formidable force in the music industry. The decade when Madonna’s “Material Girl” song became a hit. But for the Philippines, the ’80s was the decade for change. The start […]

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