The Girl in the Dirty Shirt

Marguerite de Leon

[OPINION] A letter to the men and women behind paid trolls in the Philippines

Published 6:00 PM, Mar 30, 2020
Updated 4:44 PM, Mar 30, 2020

The very least you can feel about all of this is a huge and crushing regret, and a conviction never to take on the job of chief disinformation architect ever again

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Man in private village assaulted, nearly arrested without warrant by Makati police

(UPDATED) Javier Salvador Parra is told to pay a P1,000 fine because his house staff was not wearing a face mask while watering plants within their property

[OPINION] Notes from a supermarket on the last day of freedom

'There was a part of me that wanted to stand in front of the checkout aisles and shout at all the folks nursing their loaded carts: STOP IT! STOP BEING SO SELFISH! Andaming nagugutom sa mundo!'

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[OPINION] Notes from a supermarket on the last day of freedom

Published 8:47 PM, Mar 14, 2020
Updated 8:47 PM, Mar 14, 2020

'There was a part of me that wanted to stand in front of the checkout aisles and shout at all the folks nursing their loaded carts: STOP IT! STOP BEING SO SELFISH! Andaming nagugutom sa mundo!'

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Man in private village assaulted, nearly arrested without warrant by Makati police

(UPDATED) Javier Salvador Parra is told to pay a P1,000 fine because his house staff was not wearing a face mask while watering plants within their property

[OPINION] A letter to the men and women behind paid trolls in the Philippines

The very least you can feel about all of this is a huge and crushing regret, and a conviction never to take on the job of chief disinformation architect ever again

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[OPINION] Christmas isn't necessarily merry for people with depression and anxiety

Published 9:55 PM, Dec 23, 2019
Updated 9:55 PM, Dec 23, 2019

The family unit – more so the Filipino family – is a complicated creature, and whether or not we want to admit it, not all issues can be wrapped in sparkly paper and topped with a festive bow.

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Man in private village assaulted, nearly arrested without warrant by Makati police

(UPDATED) Javier Salvador Parra is told to pay a P1,000 fine because his house staff was not wearing a face mask while watering plants within their property

[OPINION] A letter to the men and women behind paid trolls in the Philippines

The very least you can feel about all of this is a huge and crushing regret, and a conviction never to take on the job of chief disinformation architect ever again

More stories

[OPINION] Fraternities are insecure men’s clubs

Published 3:30 PM, Sep 30, 2019
Updated 6:30 PM, Sep 30, 2019

You have to be really insecure to want to sacrifice your morals just to make sure you have a safety blanket when you graduate

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Man in private village assaulted, nearly arrested without warrant by Makati police

(UPDATED) Javier Salvador Parra is told to pay a P1,000 fine because his house staff was not wearing a face mask while watering plants within their property

[OPINION] A letter to the men and women behind paid trolls in the Philippines

The very least you can feel about all of this is a huge and crushing regret, and a conviction never to take on the job of chief disinformation architect ever again

More stories

Pia Wurtzbach greeted me a happy birthday, and it was scarier than you think

Published 10:57 AM, Sep 14, 2019
Updated 10:57 AM, Sep 14, 2019

Are targeted ads and algorithms getting too close for comfort? One writer's run-in with Miss Universe just might convince you.

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Man in private village assaulted, nearly arrested without warrant by Makati police

(UPDATED) Javier Salvador Parra is told to pay a P1,000 fine because his house staff was not wearing a face mask while watering plants within their property

[OPINION] A letter to the men and women behind paid trolls in the Philippines

The very least you can feel about all of this is a huge and crushing regret, and a conviction never to take on the job of chief disinformation architect ever again

More stories

[OPINION] LEAKED: Director's notes for Duterte's 4th SONA

Published 4:00 PM, Jul 16, 2019
Updated 10:51 PM, Jul 21, 2019

If Duterte's SONA could be directed like a mainstream blockbuster, what would it look like? This satire piece goes full-budget – with a lot of twists and turns.

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Man in private village assaulted, nearly arrested without warrant by Makati police

(UPDATED) Javier Salvador Parra is told to pay a P1,000 fine because his house staff was not wearing a face mask while watering plants within their property

[OPINION] A letter to the men and women behind paid trolls in the Philippines

The very least you can feel about all of this is a huge and crushing regret, and a conviction never to take on the job of chief disinformation architect ever again

More stories

'Hindi kami intern': Why social media managers should get way, way more respect

Published 8:30 AM, Jun 30, 2019
Updated 11:11 PM, Jun 29, 2019

'Pa-Facebook-Facebook lang'? In truth, social media management is not for the faint of heart.

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Man in private village assaulted, nearly arrested without warrant by Makati police

(UPDATED) Javier Salvador Parra is told to pay a P1,000 fine because his house staff was not wearing a face mask while watering plants within their property

[OPINION] A letter to the men and women behind paid trolls in the Philippines

The very least you can feel about all of this is a huge and crushing regret, and a conviction never to take on the job of chief disinformation architect ever again

More stories

I didn’t vote the last elections, and boy do I regret it

Published 5:57 PM, Apr 09, 2019
Updated 5:58 PM, Apr 09, 2019

Another messiah, another mistake? One Rappler makes her case for why every single vote counts.

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Man in private village assaulted, nearly arrested without warrant by Makati police

(UPDATED) Javier Salvador Parra is told to pay a P1,000 fine because his house staff was not wearing a face mask while watering plants within their property

[OPINION] A letter to the men and women behind paid trolls in the Philippines

The very least you can feel about all of this is a huge and crushing regret, and a conviction never to take on the job of chief disinformation architect ever again

More stories

A Christmas wish list for the naughty boys and girls of Woke Twitter

Published 5:12 PM, Dec 21, 2018
Updated 5:12 PM, Dec 21, 2018

What’s the point, after all, of bullying the bully?

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Man in private village assaulted, nearly arrested without warrant by Makati police

(UPDATED) Javier Salvador Parra is told to pay a P1,000 fine because his house staff was not wearing a face mask while watering plants within their property

[OPINION] A letter to the men and women behind paid trolls in the Philippines

The very least you can feel about all of this is a huge and crushing regret, and a conviction never to take on the job of chief disinformation architect ever again

More stories

5 Philippine locations we would hate to see as celebrity prenup backdrops

Published 9:33 PM, Mar 13, 2018
Updated 11:04 AM, Mar 14, 2018

Maybe Billy Crawford and Coleen Garcia would think twice about doing a glamour shoot in these spots

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Man in private village assaulted, nearly arrested without warrant by Makati police

(UPDATED) Javier Salvador Parra is told to pay a P1,000 fine because his house staff was not wearing a face mask while watering plants within their property

[OPINION] A letter to the men and women behind paid trolls in the Philippines

The very least you can feel about all of this is a huge and crushing regret, and a conviction never to take on the job of chief disinformation architect ever again

More stories
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