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Privacy and social media: 12 theses

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The current legal regime on privacy is based on a 19th-century understanding of the press.

Posted: December 16th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘A Filipino Tolstoi’

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I wish to pay tribute to the great F. Sionil Jose, who celebrated his 90th birthday in ceremonies at the Cultural Center of the Philippines last week, by offering this early American glimpse of the writer “Manong Frankie” reminds me of the most: Rizal himself.

Posted: December 9th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Why Ninoy?

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Let me begin with a basic question: Is Ninoy Aquino a role model of good governance? Millions of Filipinos see him as a modern-day martyr and (as a 2011 Social Weather Stations survey reminded us) a genuine hero. But is he the sort of political figure who represents the ideal that a school of government should aspire to form, to graduate?

Posted: November 25th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Mabini in America

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Late in December 1899, an advertisement appeared in the pages of at least two New York newspapers. It was a notice that the January 1900 issue of the North American Review, a journal of letters and opinion pieces, was already on sale.

Posted: November 18th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Mr. Aquino’s comfort-zone presidency

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Shortly after President Aquino marked his 100th day in office, in 2010, I wrote a column attempting an analysis of the new commander in chief’s self-evidently well-defined sense of limits.

Posted: November 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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