Opinion: Never mind EDSA: Remember the mini-EDSAs, the battles before the uprising

Opinion: Never mind EDSA: Remember the mini-EDSAs, the battles before the uprising

The history of EDSA goes back 10 years before Ninoy Aquino was assassinated.

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She Broke My Heart and Made It Whole Again

She Broke My Heart and Made It Whole Again

The author’s bond, break-up, and reconciliation with the inimitable writer Carmen Guerrero Nakpil.

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Postscript: My Life Before and After the First Quarter Storm

Postscript: My Life Before and After the First Quarter Storm

Recalling the politically tumultuous eve of the Philippine’s 14-year nightmare.

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Passing the Torch to Generation Y

Passing the Torch to Generation Y

The social media generation take to the streets.

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Ten Lesser-Known Photos from the Martial Law Years That Will Blow You Away

Ten Lesser-Known Photos from the Martial Law Years That Will Blow You Away

Another gem of a compilation from historical trivia site FilipiKnow.net: photos illustrating some of the back stories of that notorious period in contemporary Philippine history, martial law. 

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Opinion: Two Awakenings and a Funeral

Opinion: Two Awakenings and a Funeral

Sociologist and columnist Randy David asks: “How much violence against history must we commit to redeem the illusions of the dictator’s family?”

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Politics And Aging: Random Thoughts Part 2

Politics And Aging: Random Thoughts Part 2

On being an activist as a senior, voting as a civic responsibility and living with the elderly.

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Opinion: Eulogizing Marcos

Opinion: Eulogizing Marcos

The ghost of Ferdinand Marcos still haunts the Philippines, 30 years after his ouster and 27 years after his death.

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30 Years Ago: Coup d'etat and People Power

30 Years Ago: Coup d'etat and People Power

How a failed coup d’etat succeeded in helping oust the Marcoses

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Countdown to the Revolution Part 2: The Election and its Aftermath

Countdown to the Revolution Part 2: The Election and its Aftermath

Snap presidential election, then pandemonium.

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