apprehensions

As the date of my eventual return to my home city comes ¬†closer, I am starting to get apprehensive. I've kept in touch with family and friends and my city through the Internet and saw what was happening over news and photos shared over social media accounts like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Often enough, I…Read more apprehensions

world’s on fire

I find myself returning to 2004, when Sarah McLachlan released World on Fire. The video opened people's eyes to what it cost to make a music video and what it meant, equivalently to other people, less fortunate people, all over the world. Now, I read articles and see photos of Typhoon Yolanda's destruction over the…Read more world’s on fire

far from over

Last night, Janet Napoles has surrendered to the president a day (or few days) after he placed a ten million peso bounty on her head. Janet Lim Napoles is the woman who was tagged as a major benefactor in the pork barrel scam and the person who created fake NGOs in order to receive large…Read more far from over

and a million people marched

I don't know what I was expecting. I guess I was hoping it would feel like EDSA 2; when we all banded together at EDSA and, hand-in-hand, voiced our distaste and displeasure of then-president Estrada. We toppled that administration, only to usher in another corrupt demon; this one was more canny, though. This one was…Read more and a million people marched

hold the pork

Just as I posted my previous blog entry, Priority Assistance Development Fund: What Assistance? What Priority?, I saw an article posted on my Facebook feed an article by Rappler that says PNoy puts release of pork on hold until probe ends. I suppose I should be happy because that's what I was asking, but not…Read more hold the pork