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Commentary: A better remedy for shortages is to move on from the 70s

Decades of attempts at self-sufficiency has only led to shortages, in and out of the Philippines. It may be high time for the country to leave old, inefficient policies behind.

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Commentary: When history goes beyond simple ‘tsismis’

“History is like tsismis.” (Gossip.) In one horribly misinformed statement promoting her upcoming “historical” film, actress Ella Cruz effectively reduced an ancient, rigorous, and esteemed discipline into an idle pastime. Much has been said by the historical community on the distinction between the discipline of history and gossip, whether historical truth is relative or if…

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Commentary: Unity beyond togetherness

Silencing the opposition for the sake of “unity” only allows wrongs in society to run rampant without being corrected.

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Commentary: Once more? Never again

Democracy is in danger under a new Marcos regime. Now, more than ever, it is our time to take action, in whichever form we can, like the Lasallians before us.

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Commentary: Behind a strongman is a stronger woman

The patriarchal society has tricked us into believing that the nation’s development is heavily affected by its chief’s gender.

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Commentary: Enough with social media surveys

Such data manipulation would have gotten failing marks in an introductory statistics class; startling that it was even considered good enough for public consumption.

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Commentary: It cannot be all subjective

In light of the 36th EDSA People Power Revolution, protests are no longer just battles for peace but also for the truth.

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Commentary: Moving past academic breaks is key for long-term education recovery

Tough times call for drastic measures, not merely short-term and band-aid solutions.

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Commentary: Sharing isn’t always caring

By encouraging interactions that go beyond a single click, we get to foster a society that keeps its eyes open to injustice.

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Commentary: Suspend fuel taxes? Roll out the subsidies instead

The increase in gas prices calls for sufficient subsidies—not much of tax cuts—to directly help affected consumers.