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Ukraine and Russia: A Love-Hate Relationship

On February 24, 2022, Russia launched a full-scale invasion into Ukraine. Nobody expected that in the 21st century, two sovereign nations on the European...

How to cope with depression

Trigger warning: Mentions of depression, anxiety, and suicide Living with depression is like being stuck in quicksand: the struggle to move against the pull of...

Marcos’ Ill-gotten wealth cases in the Supreme Court

The Marcos dictatorship is a “well-entrenched plundering regime of twenty years”. Thus ruled the Supreme Court in PCGG v. Peña (GR No. L-77663, April 12,...

The Best Man For The Job Is A Woman

March is Women’s Month. During this time of year, we celebrate the achievements of women (the term "women" is inclusive of both biological nature and...

Educate, Elevate, and Protect

Local elections are integral to democratic governance within a jurisdiction. Through the mechanism of elections, local politicians are held responsible for their actions and...

Let’s agree to disagree

“Huwag mong i-submit yan. Maniwala ka sa akin. Maraming magagalit sa’yo,” my husband said, after reading a draft supposedly for my column this week,...

Politically speaking

In 2004, Barack Obama delivered the opening remarks in Boston, Massachusetts for the Democratic Convention… and he went on to become the President of...

Murals of hope

Murals bring art into the public sphere which can be relatively effective tools of attracting attention to social issues. Mural painters can also be target...

Editorial: Peace is the only way

Russian President Vladimir Putin this week ordered an invasion of Ukraine, a bold decision that put into harms way millions of innocent civilians in...

What’s up with mandatory military service?

We've all probably heard that a vice presidential candidate in the forthcoming 2022 elections is advocating for mandatory military service, or conscription, in the...

No salubong for the #BestBarEver2020_21

BestBarEver2020_21 became one of the trending hashtag as aspiring lawyers trooped to different locations nationwide to take the bar exams last February 4 and...

Bar Exams in the time of COVID19 pandemic

Prayers will not save you in the bar exams. “Do not write a mantra, motto, prayer to deities or saints, special plea addressed to the...