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BY BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat.com The last time the country underwent the same type of changes in the charter, currently being pushed by the Arroyo administration, purportedly to solve the political and economic crisis was in 1972. Marcos presided over the finalization of the 1971 Constitution, which shifted the form of government from presidential to parliamentary.…

NI ROLAND TOLENTINO Bulatlat.com Sino ang hindi nabubuhay sa fantasya sa kasalukuyang panahon? Fantasya ng mga hubad at halos hubong babae at lalake sa panahon ng bikini at model searches. Fantasya ng maging next big star. Fantasya ni Darna na muli’t muling pinapapanood sa atin, ngayon naman sa telebisyon. Matatawag rin fantasya ang malling at…

Kasaysayan ang Magpapawalang-sala sa Akin Filipino translation of Fidel Castro’s History will Absolve Me by Carl C. Ala Published by AMISTAD 63 pages 2006 carries a double significance for AMISTAD. Aside from marking the 80th birthday of Cuban president Fidel Castro, it is also the 60th year of diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Cuba.…

Citing the danger of a repressive regime using an Anti-Terror Bill to create a shadow criminal justice system which, in turn, will be used as an instrument of a greater terror perpetrated by people in power against their critics and political opponents, Sen. Jamby Madrigal proposes a paradigm shift to “Human Security” whereby terrorism is…

Out of studies on the Roman Empire in the New Testament especially the Book of Revelation, I follow a thesis that the United States of America has become today’s New Roman Empire. BY BP. ERME R. CAMBA United Church of Christ in the Philippines Posted by Bulatlat.com When the World Alliance of Reformed Churches (WARC)…

BY Bulatlat.com Posted 2:30 p.m., Dec. 14, 2006 Representatives of various women’s groups and other women personalities gathered in a press conference at Quezon City, Dec. 15, to register their participation in the mounting protests against the government’s moves to amend the Constitution. At the conference, the women leaders signed a cloth bearing the call…