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Freedom is not Independence

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Indeed, we have freedom. Sadly, we have no independence. There is a struggle to be won, not against an external aggressor, but against our own weakness.

Posted: June 13th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

For freedom and democracy

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I had always believed that people power meant less about the people in power than the power of the people.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

A ‘close affinity’ with Mandela, in struggle for freedom, democracy

I wish to commend Day Desk chief Juliet Labog-Javellana for her detailed description of the life story of former South African President Nelson Mandela (Front Page, 12/7/13).

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

The price for freedom

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“Having fought for our independence, we know that a price must be paid for freedom,” US President Barack Obama said in a policy speech on terrorism last May 23.   “For over the last decade, our nation has spent well over $1 trillion on war, exploding our deficits and constraining our ability to nation-build here […]

Posted: May 30th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Anti-dynasty or anti-democracy?

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I am not sure who started what, whether political dynasties co-opted Church leaders or Church dynasties nurtured political dynasties. I guess that the history of societies would give us the final clue on who began dynasties – the agents of God or the agents of the State.   Religious rivalries have often brought out different […]

Posted: January 31st, 2013 in Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

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