‘NOT BY BREAD ALONE’: A CRUEL ADAGE

This article represents the resumption of a different kind of column I had written every Sunday two years back, titled “Sunday Read,” which I ceased writing for various reasons. Sunday Read this time around will be devoted to topics other than politics and economics,...

ONLY THREE SCENARIOS FOR THE COMMUNIST INSURGENCY

ONE REASON for the survival of the communist insurgency is that there are those, like many ex-activist University of the Philippines and Ateneo teachers now in their senior years, who naively believe that the violent organization behind it is doing something right:...

DIGONG, CATRIONA ELECTRIFY OUR NATIONALISM

IN the span of three short days, a former mayor of the country’s remotest major city, and a Filipino-Australian born in far north Queensland have strengthened — electrified really — our sense of nationalism. The easiest way to see this as not an exaggeration is to...