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How does one pick up 1001 kinds of shit?

I’ve been off the news (except for the SONA which I replayed) the past weeks, partly for my own well-being. You see, there is so much more to the Philippines and the Filipino than what’s in the news. 1,110 more words

Institutions

The Fading Concept of Nationalism

After suffering through years of government education and socialization, a fair amount of sympathy for nationalism is predictable. From early on, teachers pass on patriotic myths to elementary school children in songs glorifying war and fairy tales presented as history, wherein government actions account for all success, wealth, and peace. 1,376 more words

Degrading Decorum

Margaux Justiniano Uson, more popularly known as Duterte supporter Mocha Uson, has been a constant personality in news stories concerning the President’s social media following. She has been making the headlines in her straightforward comments for and against Duterte critics and big media organizations. 500 more words

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Due Process?...Aww, come on!

DUE PROCESS?…AWWW, COME ON!

By Apolinario Villalobos

Given: The democracy system of the Philippines has three branches, Executive, Judiciary, and Legislative which are independent from each other. 545 more words