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When God becomes just another joking matter

  Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will reap.—Galatians 6:7   Rarely do I give myself the chance to...

The art of truth-scribbling

The summer of 2003 seemed to be the beginning of many things. I had returned home from a year-long exile in a distant city,...

Duterte, aides scrambling to fend of #BabaeAko campaign

Filipino women have been pushing back at Rodrigo Duterte since the first time he burnished his macho credentials with a rape joke during the...

Young and (politically) woke by Karl Patrick Wilfred M. Suyat

The path toward national development and economic prosperity requires an informed citizenry who is equipped enough to act upon the changes taking place in...

The Bedan Roar: Roaring against Censorship by Joel Pablo Salud

It was mid-morning of a torrid desert-like Monday, the 23rd of April, when, scrolling down my Facebook newsfeed, an image wooshed past me. I...

Jeepney phaseout: Modernization for whom?

by Michelle Lado Last March 17, various jeepney drivers and operators in the country conducted a transport strike to protest the PUV modernization program of...

Lessons from a ‘fantaserye’ controversy

Three weeks ago, ABS-CBN released promotional campaigns for its newest “fantaserye” Bagani, a speculative, coming-of-age story of a male protagonist, utilizing the indigenous...

A matter of social justice: Women in radio and television in a time of conflict and crisis

The gloom cast by an overcast sky proved no match to the bright, spirited, and at times, belligerent voices of the women in the...

Babaylan: Migration and Filipino women in Europe

Last October, the Philippine women’s network Babaylan Europe celebrated its 25th year, with the theme: “Building Women’s Capacity in Response to Global Challenges.” Founded in...

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