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COMMENTARY | Journalism assailed on all fronts

Saturday, May 6, 2017   CIVICUS, the global civil society alliance, marks World Press Freedom Day with a call for greater protection and respect for journalists...

COMMENTARY | Earth Day amid the scourge of climate change

BY HEHERSON ALVAREZ Saturday, April 22, 2017     TODAY is Earth Day, organized through the initiative of Sen. Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin in 1970, and countries of...

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BY BENJIE OLIVEROS A model of democracy? THE upcoming United States presidential election provides a perfect example for the idiom “a choice between the devil and...

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BY THE SONS OF CONFUCIUS PHILOSOPHICAL CLUB OF ST. VINCENT FERRER SEMINARY ARTICLES and commentaries on newspapers contain perverse commission of crime and law violations....

COMMENTARY: Impunity or justice?

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective IT IS ironic that retired Army general Jovito Palparan, who is called “The Butcher” by human rights groups for the trail...

COMMENTARY: Banks rule

BY BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat Perspective A WEEK before his fifth State of the Nation Address, President Benigno Aquino III signed into law Republic Act (RA) 10641...

Commentary: The myth of the principle of equality before the law

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective THE dispensation of “justice”, or rather injustices, is so blatant in the Philippines that one could not help but ask: For...

Commentary: Can we really dismantle political dynasties through legislation?

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective NEWS agencies reported that a pending bill banning political dynasties has finally passed the House Committee on Suffrage and Electoral Reforms...

Commentary: Is EDCA a deal between two equals?

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective MALACAÑANG finally released a copy of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) it signed with the US government. It is a 10-page...

Commentary: Strengthening US stranglehold on PH

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective (Continued from yesterday)FORWARD a few years later, Quezon was already dead and Manuel A. Roxas was elected as president. Roxas reportedly did not object to...

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