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Amid EDSA People Power commemoration, is another one in the offing?

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective This year’s EDSA people power celebration is turning out to be a very polarized one, despite the Duterte administration’s attempt to downgrade it. Two events have heightened the polarization: the retraction of former Davao police officer Arthur Lascañas who is now claiming that the Davao Death Squad did exist and…

Promoting impunity

The campaign by President Rodrigo Duterte and his allies in Congress for the restoration of the death penalty is replete with irony. Capital punishment is supposed to discourage criminality while at the same time insuring that those who commit certain crimes get what they deserve. But what’s likely is that rather than deter crime and…

Babae, Hawak mo ang Kalahati ng Kalangitan

Ni KRISELLE CARTALLA Babae ka. Pero hindi lang isang ordinaryong babae. Isa ka ring manunulat, makata, mangingibig at madirigma. Sumusulat ka hindi lang para sa mag-ingay Dahil sa bawat paglathala mo’y kalakip nito ang mga kwento at sanaysay mong may saysay. Tumutula ka hindi lang para magpasikat Dahil ang boses mo ang iyong puhunan sa…

Social Welfare Sec. Judy Taguiwalo on her agency’s role in fighting VAW

  Social Welfare Sec. Judy Taguiwalo during the One Billion Rising 2017 on Feb. 14 in Liwasang Bonifacio, Manila. In this video, Taguiwalo talked about her agency’s role in fighting violence against women and the importance of the resumption of peace talks between the Government of the Philippines and National Democratic Front of the Philippines.…