Today’s Views

Collective sense

Collective sense

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Jun 25, 2017

The venue that Sense8 provided for discussion of these liberal-democratic themes is needed, and indeed is probably the apparent take-away for many of its viewers. But there is another important thematic direction this series opens that offers a more radical imagining of present society beyond the limits of typical liberal-democratic discourse.

I Hear You Cry, Marawi

I Hear You Cry, Marawi

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Jun 21, 2017

I hear you cry, Marawi! Across the mountainslopes, hills and plains, The winds, heavy with the moist of tears, On their wings the bundles of your grief,
Reached me at the threshold of my heart And perturbed my conscious communion With the hours of the Ramadan.

Fake news and beyond

Fake news and beyond

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Jun 10, 2017

Fake news suppresses the right of the public to critical pieces of information. But it is not the end disease. It is yet another symptom of a failed democratic experiment in the era of online media.

Hello from this side

Hello from this side

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Jun 10, 2017

I am Joan Mae Soco-Bantayan. I am 33 and a mother of two. I married when I was 26 and that time, my thoughts were all bent about how to become rich and “successful” doing things that I thought would solve my woes.

Na-ano

Na-ano

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May 05, 2017

To our dear Dabarkads, I believe that I may speak for many women everywhere when I say thank you for being mindful of our fragility, and for refraining to use uncouth words in our presence, especially in statements that refer directly to us.

Why Support Gina?

Why Support Gina?

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May 02, 2017

The on-going war against illegal drugs and the summary killings placed the Duterte administration in a very precarious situation as it gains infamy. In less than a year in power, Duterte gathered more enemies from the “yellow” liberals to the conservative Catholics.

Ubonay and Violence

Ubonay and Violence

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Mar 23, 2017

It is not to take revenge, or to punish, or to try to recapture a sense of correctness, for divine violence need not be imbued with such meanings to be able to register the wretchedness of this world.