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An iconic photo of the EDSA Revolution in the Philippines in February 1986 showing hundreds of thousands of people filling up Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA). The view is looking northbound towards the Boni Serrano Avenue-EDSA intersection. 0

The Spark of Courage

Nearly thirty years ago, a moment came when a single spark of courage inspired hope. Two men— Fidel, and Johnny declared their allegiance to a dictator had come to an end. From that spark of idealism, a voice pleaded: “This is Cardinal Sin. I...

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The Inappropriateness of PNoy

His Holiness, Pope Francis, was welcomed warmly at Malacañan Palace on Thursday morning. It was His Holiness’ first full day in Manila. Gathered before Pope Francis, and President Benigno S. Aquino III were civil, church, and political leaders. The Pontiff’s...


Undeserved harshness

Randy David: “Poor Secretary Roxas seems unable to do anything correct in the eyes of people who have made up their minds about his suitability for higher office. Rather than view his presence in Borongan, Samar—the site of Ruby’s expected...


Grace Poe and the MRT

Earlier today, Senator Grace Poe took the MRT without fuss, without bodyguards, just like an ordinary citizen would. The lines were long, as they typically were. The senator, whether it was a calculated political move, or not, did what others...