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Please, before we say that we should not politicize food, consider this fact: literally everything we put in our mouths is political, and we haven't even started talking about sex
Who would benefit from an emergency order for imports of around a million tons because government rice stocks were artificially run down?
It is the regular employees, masseurs, boatmen, tricycle drivers, and the like who are suffering immensely
Lagpas na sa sapat ang sexist remarks ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte upang mag-alsa ang babae. Kailan nga ba ang tamang oras para lumaban?
Factoring in the social costs of jail congestion, the price of criminal justice goes well beyond P165 billion – these are inestimable costs that no amount of pecuniary disbursement can ever recompense
'The Philippines is in desperate need of a cultural evolution and not just another political revolution'
'I write this to inform you – those of you who have been prevented from gaining themselves because of a vow of secrecy supposedly meant to protect you from the outside world – that there is no shame in our condition'
A young woman s open letter to the victims of Martial Law and those who support former president Ferdinand Marcos
Death and wrath have been set free However you may try to justify it violence breeds violence
Find out the purpose of the online article you are reading to determine motivation This can help you decide whether what the author is saying is fact opinion or plain propaganda
A former journalist who has voted in 9 Philippine presidential elections urges Filipinos to elect a qualified president in an honest election
May magkakasalungat na elemento sa ginawa ni Emilio Aguinaldo sa Kawit Cavite – nagdeklara ng kalayaan pero kasabay nito y idinedeklara rinang Filipinas bilang protectorate ng United States
A professor pens an open letter to his students on April 29 2015 the day the Mary Jane Veloso miracle happened
Through the years I learned the beauty of seasons in that they always gave me something to look forward to
While the President himself emphasizes the importance of building people s trust in government he doesn t seem to fully appreciate the role played by free access to information in building public trust
Be a part of SONA2014 through Rappler s online conversation and live blog beginning 2pm of July 28 Monday Philippine Standard Time
There are 4 gaps that leave critical questions hanging and issues unresolved on the DAP controversy This is how the decision could be wanting for non lawyers
Yes there is something positive too about what we are going through – and how we can harvest these gains and use them to move forward will spell the difference for reforms in the country
There were so many times I wish you had at least questioned one of your husband’s preposterous claims
We should change our Constitution to correct the flaws and weaknesses in our political system
It beggars belief that these three alleged thieves pretend to ignore the mounting evidence against them
The greed shamelessness and enormity of the pork barrel scandal has made us less gullible than we used be
Are you the same ones who told him it was okay to treat us like idiots as well?
Theoretically someone like you can even use the money you allegedly stole to hire lawyers to help weasel out of crimes you re accused of
Though Kris Aquino has managed to dispel a lot of myths about women she has also created quite a few
There is still much room for improvement in citizen participation in local education governance
Ferdinand Marcos and Lean Alejandro were two Martial Law figures who approached writing in markedly different ways
Here are five areas to watch in the new set up to make the reformed pork less fatty
I enjoin others to try to fill up the blank below and send the letter to good and honest Congresspersons you know too
Parenting though ideally paved with good intentions and actions can sometimes be the exact opposite
There are good moms and there are bad moms Most fall somewhere in the spectrum between the two
To insist that everyone doesn t communicate in meta messages is impossible
Gut feelings and bodily reactions are necessary parts of the process of making personal conscious decisions
Does the dichotomy between our online selves and our real life selves have any worrisome effects on us?
I love LOVE and I’m all for celebrating love I just hate all the hype that surrounds it in February
Whatever changes you decide to make just do them before it’s too late If you’re feeling burned out – act on it Whining will get you nowhere
The human body is designed to get rid of what we don’t need All we need to do to help it along is adopt and maintain a healthier lifestyle
If you re planning to welcome the New Year with more than just a couple of drinks here are a few tips to nip that hangover in the bud
Unpleasant as they may be end of the world scares always serve as chilling but necessary reminders of our own mortality
Gratitude takes time and effort as well as a good bit of reflection and a side helping of humility
Even if it turns out that Mercury Retrograde is just a load of bull it s never a bad idea to be ready for life throwing you a couple of curve balls
You’ll find and choose what’s right for you eventually at the time that’s right for you If you haven’t found it yet that doesn’t make you a leftover – no matter what age you are
Power was always meant to be a force for good to protect the weak and make the world a better place So it needs to be restrained by responsibility guided by a spirit of service and tempered with compassion and common sense
We hope that local politicians will not only build constituencies for elections but also constituencies for good governance after elections
I realized I d fallen into this really silly tendency a lot of us have to focus on little negative details instead of the big picture
I attended the Social Good Summit on Saturday Septembe 22 and it was totally fabbo
I was really relieved to hear there was this whole smart scientific explanation for the fact that I practically live inside my computer