Author Archives: BULATLAT

2 months ago

Makabayan fields Neri Colmenares for Senator

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Makabayan fields Neri Colmenares for Senator

‘Senador Neri Colmenares’. That’s how he would be called if the Philippines’ most organized party, with the most number of organizations and members tried and tested in mass campaigns, ably put their acts together as one super broad electoral machinery. Bayan Muna’s Teddy Casiño and Nathaniel Santiago offer some guidelines on how, accompanied by a snappy tune and a hefty dose of humor. In the coming midterm elections, they plan to infuse the discussions on the streets, shops, schools, churches, social media, etc, with “New Politics.”

4 years ago

Militarization, harassment of nuns mar Pope’s visit to Leyte

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Militarization, harassment of nuns mar Pope’s visit to Leyte

Tacloban City captured the attention and the desire of Pope Francis to show solidarity with the survivors of the strongest supertyphoon to make landfall in history. “I felt that I have to be here,” he said during the mass, “a little bit late,” he admitted, to warm applause of the pilgrims.