19 Years of Deceit: The Indigenous Peoples Rights Act in the Philippines

The year 1997 was supposedly a landmark year for indigenous peoples in the Philippines with the passage Republic Act (RA) 8371, or the Indigenous People’s Rights Act (IPRA) 2,685 more words

Articles And Essays

The Killing Fields: Extrajudicial Killings in the Philippines

When Philippine President Benigno Aquino III assumed power in 2010, he promised to stop extrajudicial killings in the country. Six years later, with his term ending, he has yet to live up to his promise. 1,723 more words

Articles And Essays

Town Crier--Moscow Pullman Daily News--October 5, 2016

Hemlata Vasavada

In 1963 the partial completion of Bhakra Nangal Dam in northern India brought electricity and irrigation to many villages. 581 more words

Articles And Essays

When You Fall For A Girl With A Big Heart

Source: http://thoughtcatalog.com/marisa-donnelly/2016/09/when-you-fall-for-a-girl-with-a-big-heart/

She’s different, this girl. You’ve known that from the second you laid eyes on her.
It’s the way she smiles, how it seems to stretch across her face like a child’s—innocent and unconscious. 582 more words

Articles And Essays

The (un)importance of casting

Q: How can you tell you’re on a saltwater fly fishing-based forum?

A: When someone asks about a trout rod, and 90% of the answers focus on rods vis casting and distance rather than presentation. 130 more words

Steve Culton

Four things striper anglers could learn from wet fly anglers.

Wednesday night I fished for stripers in the kind of water that I love: current, structure, and bass feeding on station. The bait was silversides, and the stripers had them cornered. 420 more words

Steve Culton

Steelheading: A Tragedy in Several Acts

“Steelheading: A tragedy in several acts” first appeared in the Fall 2015 issue of The Drake. The photo here is different from what accompanied the piece in the magazine, and this is my original text, rated R for some adult language. 860 more words

Steve Culton