Today’s Views

Will the TRAIN Law run us over?

Will the TRAIN Law run us over?

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Jan 15, 2018

The TRAIN Law is a bad policy enacted in the worse possible setting. In the absence of genuine social safety nets, this is an anti-poor program that will worsen income inequality and is devoid of social justice.

In Defense of Blind Items

In Defense of Blind Items

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Jan 12, 2018

During times such as these when interconnectivity through the web coerces individuals to respond in real time and intrudes spaces…

Omissions

Omissions

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Jan 06, 2018

A few weeks ago, anthropologist Fr. Albert Alejo gave a lecture here at Leiden University entitled “President Duterte and his…

PDF Revolutions and Swarms

PDF Revolutions and Swarms

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Jan 05, 2018

New year, new crises. Plummeting prices, degrading quality of life. But most citizen-consumers feel happy, it seems. The Philippines allegedly…