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Evacuating the sheep

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I am awed by the continuing blindness of people, both by the victims and those who perpetuate the victimization. But I must remain alert to historical and psychological patterns, not only as a buffer to frustration, but to retain as much objectivity as possible.

Posted: December 12th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Resilience versus resonance

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Before me, as I write this, is a copy of yesterday’s Inquirer. On the front page are two photos of Real Street in downtown Tacloban shot from the same angle. One was taken just days after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” swept through the Visayas, and the other exactly a year after. The two scenes portray resilience, for which Filipinos have been singled out for praise by the rest of the world.

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

A year later, things are still bad

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Yesterday the nation observed the first anniversary of the onslaught of Typhoon “Yolanda,” still considered today the most powerful typhoon ever to hit land—in all the world.

Posted: November 9th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Lessons yet unlearned

A year ago today, Supertyphoon “Yolanda” made landfall at 4:40 a.m. in Guiuan, Eastern Samar.

Posted: November 8th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Prioritize evac centers on PH’s eastern seaboard

The Inquirer’s Oct. 18 editorial (“Ad hoc”) accurately underscored the urgent need to put up permanent evacuation centers all over the country.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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