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Calling on the rabble

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The decision of the Supreme Court striking down the Aquino administration’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) as unconstitutional was so devastating to his regime that it sent the President on a warpath against the high court, provoking the worst showdown between the two independent organs of Philippine democracy since he took office in 2010.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Storytelling

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Oscar Tan had some thoughtful observations in his commentary last Monday. They had to do with some Ateneans flashing the “V” sign in Imelda Marcos’ “selfie” during the Ateneo Scholarship Foundation’s 40th anniversary. The incident had older Ateneans protesting the sacrilege and wondering what happened to their favorite school’s values.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The good and bad news of the power problem

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Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla provided a comprehensive and clear briefing on the energy situation in the Philippines at the Kapihan sa Manila at the Diamond Hotel last Monday.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Mabini by Mabini

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Unlike Rizal, who left 25 volumes of writing to keep an academic industry alive, Apolinario Mabini left only two volumes that are not readily available to general readers in English or Filipino.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Comfort in the arms of INC

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Just as the first of the planned impeachment complaints was being filed in the House of Representatives—complete with color-coded photo ops—P-Noy was in Bulacan, the main guest of the Iglesia Ni Cristo inaugurating the 75-hectare “Ciudad de Victoria.”

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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  • Editorial cartoon, July 23, 2014
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  • Calling on the rabble
  • Storytelling
  • The good and bad news of the power problem
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