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The epic duel of Valjean and Javert

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(Concluded from last Friday) Our imaginings are what most resemble us —Victor Hugo CANBERRA—In “Les Misérables,” Victor Hugo depicts Jean Valjean as an honest man who steals a loaf of bread to save his family from hunger. In the exhibition on Hugo’s works in the State Library of Victoria in Melbourne, he portrays “not only […]

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Electoral losses undercut Obama clout in Asia

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Weakened by electoral losses in the US midterm polls, President Obama sought over the weekend to reassure anxious American allies in the Asia-Pacific region of Washington’s resolve or capacity to counter China’s aggressive territorial claims in the region.

Posted: November 17th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Hugo’s ‘Les Misérables’ revisited

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Words are the mysterious visitors of the soul.—Victor Hugo

Posted: November 14th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Two views on poverty—from the top and the hungry

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A recent survey in which 4.8 million Filipino families said they experienced hunger in September—about 1.2 families more than in the previous quarter, as hunger has risen in all regions except Mindanao—delivered a powerful message on the deficiency of the Aquino administration’s antipoverty program, if there is one.

Posted: November 7th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Binay shown the door, but he’s digging in

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In a terse statement to the media on Monday, President Aquino said Vice President Jejomar Binay could leave the Cabinet if he no longer agreed with the administration. It was his response to Binay’s speech last week castigating the administration’s supposed shortfalls—an exchange that set them on a collision course at the tail end of the President’s term.

Posted: November 5th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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