Root Access | Pursuing digital justice in the Philippines

Digital security concept By JAN MICHAEL YAP Bulatlat.com The Philippines has long been deemed one of the social media capitals of the world with millions of users and hundreds of content providers via different social media platforms. Digital platforms are being promoted and expanded with potential far-reaching impacts across the Philippine economic, social, cultural and… Continue reading Root Access | Pursuing digital justice in the Philippines

Head scratchers: ’22 budget, apology for drug lord slay

Since midweek you, readers of this column, may have read or heard from the mass media the following statements: • President Duterte explaining why he is running for vice president in the May 2022 elections: “Out of ambition? Maybe. Love of country? Yes. I’d like to see a continuity of my efforts, like against terrorism.… Continue reading Head scratchers: ’22 budget, apology for drug lord slay

Escape from freedom

September is welcomed by many as the harbinger of Christmas in presumably Christian Philippines. Not only do the shopping malls in this snow-free tropical country put up holiday lights; they also begin on day one of this month their usual 12-week assault on the ears with “White Christmas” and other US culture industry wares. Housewives… Continue reading Escape from freedom