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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.

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Commentary: Behold the House of Marcos-Duterte

The political marriage that is Marcos-Duterte is built on lust for power and legacy.

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Commentary: It will fall apart

Until when will this facade called “Dutertismo” hold up?

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Nas Daily’s ‘Pinoybaiting’ cheapens indigenous culture

On August 4, Grace Pelicas, grandniece of the famed Butbut mambabatok Whang-Od, wrote a Facebook post calling online learning service Nas Academy a “scam” for advertising a workshop on Whang-Od’s cultural tattoo skills allegedly without the latter’s consent. The post stirred controversy among Filipino netizens who accused the platform of Pinoybaiting, prompting vlogger and influencer…

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Commentary: Lift or impose tariffs? It’s not that simple

Despite hopes for a better year, 2021 did not start out quite well for Filipino consumers. With belts already tight after a year of economic downturn, market-goers late last January were greeted by soaring prices on basic commodities. Pork, a mainstay for many Filipino dishes, quickly went well beyond the financial means of most people.…