Duterte’s #SONA silent on dealing with deadlier COVID-19 variant, workers’ woes

Photo by Carlo Manalansan / Bulatlat By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA – In his last State of the Nation Address, President Rodrigo Duterte talked for nearly three hours and repeatedly went off script as he defended his administration, which is now down to its last months. “Beyond the bluster and deception peppered in… Continue reading Duterte’s #SONA silent on dealing with deadlier COVID-19 variant, workers’ woes

#UndoingDuterte | 25 massacres recorded

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Human rights alliance Karapatan documented 25 massacres with 120 individuals killed since Duterte assumed office 2016 until June 2021. Based on the group’s data, 36 percent of the victims were farmers fighting for their right to land. The rest of the victims are indigenous peoples and other… Continue reading #UndoingDuterte | 25 massacres recorded

Balik-Tanaw | We cry out to our God of compassion

By MS. WEENA SALVADOR MEILY AWIT July 25, 2021, Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Psalms 145: 10-11, 15-16, 17-18 Second Kings 4: 42-44 Ephesians 4: 1-6 John 6: 1-15 It seems like this comes at the right time. An apropos time. I thought of writing a prosaic piece, but no. After reflecting on my calling… Continue reading Balik-Tanaw | We cry out to our God of compassion