Ni VINCE CASILIHAN Bibig ay binusalan Pagsulat ay pinagbabawalan Balitang ibinubunyag Kaso ang katapat. Balita diumano ay peke Subalit peke ba ang turing Sa balitang totoo? O takot sa multong sila ang maygawa? Sa bawat salitang inusal Kaba ay laging naririyan Sa bawat letrang isinusulat Kaso ay nakaumang. Nakakatakot isiwalat ang katotohanan Lalo kung ang…

Dictatorship and its delusions

President Rodrigo Duterte’s admission that he’s a dictator, and his obvious pride in that fact, were premised on at least three assumptions. The first is that his dictatorship has achieved something praiseworthy and beneficial to this country and its people. The second is that before he took over, what obtained in the Philippines was democratic…

Against the few for the many

The admonition that University of the Philippines students shouldn’t be protesting in the streets but should instead be in their classrooms, and that by doing the first they’re wasting the people’s money, UP being a state university supported by their taxes, has been made before by previous administrations. It’s hardly surprising for a number of…