Is there death of labor in the country today?                                                                                  (Second of a series)

Jojo Robles (The Manila Times, Lowdown, 5/2/18) continued: “Government and big business also conspired to convince the workforce that unionism was the worst thing that could happen to them. Entire armies of workers began to ignore the calls to organize, preferring instead to accept...

Capable, Clean, Credible and Honest Leaders

By the time this crusading community weekly newspaper reaches our precious avid readers, the May 14 barangay and SK elections must have been going on, if not held, already.  Be that as it may, we’ll not stop reminding the reading public in this island...

PNP’s Return to Drug War

Although conditional and/or hypothetical, the recent warning of President Duterte vis-à-vis its return to drug war deserves serious analysis, anxiety and serious consideration by law-abiding and human rights advocates. Brimming with conviction...

Makahulugang 40 Araw

Bago natin ipagpatuloy ang mga mayayamang salita at paliwanag ng ating pinagpipitagang Pastor na si Rick Warren (RW), hayaan nyo muna ako mga Ka-Peryodiko na ilahad sa inyo ang ilang katanungan: a) Kailan kaya mawawala o mabawasan man lang ang kultura ng ‘impyuniti, kurapsyon, at...

My own term extension story: Unlike Mar Roxas, I got “burned”

I have a complaint to make. When Sec. Mar Roxas made public his own intentions of extending P-Noy's term, Malacanang appeared to be patting him on the back. But in my case, when I prayed in a cabinet meeting during GMA's time playfully hinting...

Can Lunches Be Lethal?

Alistair Honeybun’s contribution to the “Laugh it’s the best medicine” department of the Reader’s Digest, April 2011 issue, page 146., drew my attention due to its featured laughter story seriously entitled: “Lunches Can Be Lethal.” The featured material, which eventually inspired me to...