The character of your associates

By Joe America Associates Group A: Leni Robredo, Risa Hontiveros, Edcel Lagman, Waldon Bello, Solita Collas-Monsod, Abigail Valte, and Leila De Lima. Associates Group B: Alan Cayetano, Manny Pacquiao, Salvador Panelo, Bebot Alvarez, Dick Gordon, Mocha Uson, and Vit Aguirre. Do you see the commonality of character within the two groups, and the differences between them? Hint, … Continue reading

By the people, for the people

By Josephivo Being stuck in the present we should remember the future too, the Philippines in 10, 20 years’ time. This piece is intended just as a warming up exercise. The subject is too vast and interlinked with almost every aspect of life. These few paragraphs cannot cover it all. Just some thoughts by thinking … Continue reading

Events Explicate Techniques Of Politics

  By Popoy del R. Cartanio I did write in the previous piece that the eleven political issues listed were EVENTS, not judgments and criticisms but red flags and wake up calls.  Let me re-post the events in random order: PNP and the murder of the Korean businessman inside the Police National Headquarters, Waking up from … Continue reading

The Filipino Sense of Time

By Edgar Lores Many have observed that the Filipino has a different sense of time. There is a term for it — Filipino Time. As far as I can see, there are four main dimensions to this unique sense of time: Alacrity Duration Unpunctuality Short horizon Alacrity is “cheerful readiness” and everybody knows Filipinos are ever … Continue reading

The stream of history

By Josephivo In our turbulent times, it might be difficult to see in what direction history is taking us. What are the long term trends? What will last? How will the world or mankind look like a (few) generation(s) from now? History gave us some clues. History was not a steady stream of changes, driven … Continue reading