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[OPINION] What is racism?

Feb 02, 2019 - 7:09 PM

'Race is a constitutive social construction because highly complex social structures, including habits and practices, are built firmly on the usefulness of race as a tool to keep those in power firmly in their positions in society.'

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[OPINION] Courage in the face of injustice

Sep 02, 2018 - 12:33 PM

What you and I can do is be brave. Stand. Have courage. Only then can we hope to prevent the destruction of your generation's future.

Jesus' suffering in the world's peripheries

Mar 26, 2018 - 12:24 PM

Love is the redeeming reason for Jesus' suffering

REV Major Philippines brings Tekken World Tour to PH

Jun 26, 2017 - 7:55 PM

Happening on July 8 and 9 REV Major Philippines will feature 7 different fighting game tournaments culminating with a Tekken 7 tournament

Ateneo de Manila students walk out of classes to reject death penalty bill

Mar 02, 2017 - 2:38 PM

The university s student government leads the walk out after an overwhelming majority in the House of Representatives approved the death penalty bill on second reading

NO TO DEATH PENALTY. Ateneo de Manila University students oppose the lightning passage of the death penalty bill in the House of Representatives. Photo courtesy of Xavier Alvaran

Athlete activists make voices heard

Oct 31, 2016 - 5:30 PM

The scattered protests are part of a trend towards activism among athletes that has become increasingly visible in recent years

PROTEST. This file photo taken on October 22, 2016 shows Eric Reid #35 and Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers kneeling in protest during the national anthem prior to their NFL game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. EZRA SHAW / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Serena Williams vows no 'silence' on social injustice

Sep 28, 2016 - 12:27 PM

I realized we must stride on – for it s not how far we have come but how much further still we have to go says the tennis superstar

Serena Williams of the US hits a return against Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic during their 2016 US Open Women???s Singles semifinal match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 8, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Timothy A. CLARY

For Honor showcases epic sword battles + 9 other big Gamescom 2016 news

Aug 23, 2016 - 11:00 AM

The Ubisoft title has unsheathed its nasty predilection for melee battles Along with Metal Gear Survive Resident Evil 7 and the proposed Mass Effect remake the game was a star in the recently concluded gaming expo

FOR HONOR. The MOBA-like game from Ubisoft features visually striking battles among medieval factions brandishing really sharp objects. Photo from Ubisoft.

Written in blood: 48 years since the Jabidah Massacre

Mar 18, 2016 - 5:51 PM

For the many injustices that are neither remembered nor addressed there are wounds on the collective psyche of the Moros that must be healed The first step is remembering

UP fratman, jailed for 6 years, returns to fix prison system

Jul 13, 2015 - 7:00 AM

Raymund Narag never let his prison cell define who he was and the circumstances he found himself in This is his story

EMPOWERMENT. Narag speaks in front of officers at the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), Taguig City. All photos by Janelle Paris

Racism in the Philippines: Does it matter?

Jun 26, 2015 - 10:49 AM

Race matters to the extent that racial injustice persists Take the case of our OFWs who like slaves are held captive their movements severely restricted and monitored

The silence of Pope Francis

Jan 18, 2015 - 8:00 AM

In silence we too need to ask whether religious inspiration is enough to reverse social injustice in this country

Cardinal Quevedo a 'prophet' in Mindanao

Feb 22, 2014 - 7:25 PM

UPDATED At the Vatican Pope Francis gives the red hat to Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Cardinal Quevedo

Q & A: Mindanao cardinal dreams 'like Pope Francis'

Feb 21, 2014 - 4:34 PM

Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Quevedo who becomes cardinal on February 22 says he wants a simple Church a poor Church a humble Church

V-Men: No fancy dates for them

Feb 15, 2014 - 2:08 PM

These men believe that this day is not just a day for women

New cardinal: 'Spokesman' from the poorest islands

Jan 16, 2014 - 6:00 PM

Pope Francis has pulled Cotabato from the fringes and newly named Cardinal Orlando Quevedo vows to speak out on the challenges facing southern Philippines

WHAT'S NEXT? Will the relationship between Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Quevedo, officially a cardinal in February, and the Aquino administration change? File photo by Roy Lagarde/Rappler

Mindanao cardinal fears 'crowning with thorns'

Jan 15, 2014 - 8:46 PM

The first cardinal from Mindanao Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Quevedo admits he feels some insecurity He asks himself: Am I equal to the task?

Quevedo: Mindanao's first cardinal

Jan 13, 2014 - 6:41 AM

Named a cardinal Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Quevedo can soon advise the Pope on Islam and inter religious dialogue

Frank Chavez: Warrior litigator, beloved father figure

Sep 12, 2013 - 6:39 PM

Friends colleagues paint a picture of the man in all his fearless ferocity and warm humanity

FIGHTING SPIRIT. Frank Chavez is remembered for his fierce criticism of erring public officials

Injustice leads the superhero smackdown

Apr 27, 2013 - 10:11 AM

Rappler reviews the game Injustice: Gods Among Us

VILLAIN OR HERO? Supervillain Lex Luthor becomes a superhero in the alternate world of Injustice. All images from the official Injustice website