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Poverty in America

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My neighbor and I once went shopping at Walmart for groceries we needed for a picnic.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

World leaders must take climate action now

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East Asia is on the front lines of climate change. Hundreds of millions of people in the region live in and outside cities in low-lying areas, facing increasing risks from rising seas, heat waves, droughts, salinity intrusion and water scarcity. We have been experiencing one extreme weather event after another in recent years, including deadly floods and destructive winds unleashed by supertyphoons.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Toward global action on climate change

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Dubbed as the biggest gathering on climate change, the United Nations Climate Summit convened by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will gather the world’s heads of state and representatives of the private sector and civil society in New York on Sept. 23.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘Noli’ on the grand scale it deserves

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Expectations were high at the gala of “Noli Me Tangere: The Opera” at the Resorts World Manila Theater. After all, there was much hype even during the casting for the Manila production of what had originally been presented in the United States, the most recent being at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Inequality

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Not so long ago, the mantra of mainstream economists, including those in the local academe and bureaucracy, was the “trickle down” doctrine, meaning that if the rich got richer the wealth would “trickle down” to the poor classes.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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