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In the US, battle lines have been drawn

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective US Pres. Donald Trump is perhaps one of the first newly elected US president whose inauguration was met with mass protests. The calls “Not my president” and “Resist” reverberated across the US. US President Trump, however, appeared to have not been bothered by the protests. He ignored it and, true…

The Trump presidency | What is in store for the US and the world?

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective The shocking victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential elections – despite the lies that he dished out, his racist, xenophobic, homophobic, anti-women statements, and his blunders during the debates – has been attributed to the rise of the “populist right” in the US and Europe. Understandably so because…

New nuclear arms race, martial law both perilous

Perish the thought! You’re playing a perilous game!! Verily that is the singular message addressed to both President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Donald J. Trump, the incoming president of the United States, regarding their recent statements that beclouded the holiday atmosphere: Duterte’s on removing the constitutional safeguards on declaring martial law, and Trump’s on reviving…