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The choices we make are choices that matter

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How does good come about in the world?

Posted: December 24th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Fresh paradigm needed

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President Aquino’s latest State of the Nation Address was remarkable in a number of ways, not the least of which was its going for the visceral: He delivered it completely in Filipino, in an effort to communicate to those of us whose intelligence resides primarily in the stomach. Instead of abstract measures like GDP growth, the achievements detailed were concrete and to the point—more jobs, more classrooms, more roads, more rice production, achievements made more impressive because contrasted with the long and maleficent record of the past administration.

Posted: August 11th, 2012 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Not exactly a morality play

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As we watched the quirky twists and turns of Renato Corona’s impeachment trial, we sensed unfolding before us not exactly a morality play, where the good and the bad are clearly delineated, but a bad telenovela where moral rot contaminates all the actors.

Posted: May 25th, 2012 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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