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Two years after SC decision, still no land for Luisita farmers

Hundreds of farmers from Hacienda Luisita in Tarlac province stormed the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) main office in Quezon City today to protest what they called “hoax land distribution” and the escalating state violence against supposed farmworker-beneficiaries (FWBs) in the dispute-ridden sugar estate. It has been exactly two years since the Supreme Court (SC) […]

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Trust issues: The president’s trust rating, spying, US military presence, and the lotto paranoia

By Dine Racoma as originally posted at Blog Watch, Philippine Online Chronicles. Despite the good amount of trust people apparently have vested on the current administration, it is safe to say that Filipinos are still the non-trusting type. We tend to always view things with skepticism. This is not necessarily bad. Giving trust does not […]

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Supreme Court decision on RH Law: Still a win

By Jego Ragragio, as originally posted at Blog Watch, Philippine Online Chronicles.   It would be easy to say that the anti-RH Law crowd “won” in the recently promulgated decision of the Supreme Court. After all, in that decision, the Court upheld the right to free exercise of religion, for all medical practitioners as well […]

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The signs of stupidity

by Dean de la Paz, as originally posted at The signs of stupidity If anyone were to make a generalization that a good number of Filipinos were incredibly stupid and afflicted with one of the lowest mental calibers on the planet, such encompassing and judgmental declaration would immediately be labeled as an affront and insulting […]

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Myths to expect from the anti-RH Law

by Jego Ragracio as originally posted at the Philippine Online Chronicles   As you might know, the Supreme Court is scheduled to make a final deliberation on the petitions challenging the constitutionality of R.A. 10354, better known as the RH Law, on April 8, 2014. Already, you may have seen anti-RH Law personalities make more […]

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Tiamzons’ arrest exposes Aquino haciendero ignorance

by Vencer Crisostomo, originally posted at the Philippine Online Chronicles.   The BS Aquino government’s bragging about the arrest of Benito Tiamzon, Wilma Austria and 5 others shows everything that’s wrong about how it (mis)understands things. Last March 19, like a KSP child with low EQ trying hard to impress people, BS Aquino declared that […]

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