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Switching Lanes

As voters, we should be wary of candidates who flip-flop on their statements and stances whenever convenient.

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Cost of greed

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is nothing but an act of greed from President Vladimir Putin, who has dragged and affected innocents all because of his tantrum.

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Fools, not kings

The local and national political landscapes in the country are but a stage for the professional fools that only accomplish trying their hardest at doing nothing.

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It all points back

In every endeavor, everyone has a role to play; but for a concern as big as the pandemic, the government must stop pointing fingers and instead must get jobs done.

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A COP-out

United Nations Climate Change Conference’s recently concluded COP26 proved that world leaders are more concerned about the talk and not the actions needed to address the climate emergency.

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Diverted attention

With the current infighting among the opposition and its supporters, the concept of a united front is still up in the air.

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Proximity to power

In politics, nothing is permanent except greed. Last September 8, the Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi-led faction of PDP-Laban officially endorsed Sen. Bong Go and President Rodrigo Duterte for the presidential and vice presidential spots. The rationale behind having an incumbent president and his former top aide turned senator run for the top executive positions, Cusi…

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Greedy for gold

On July 26, President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his final State of the Nation Address—but that was hardly the most momentous thing that happened that day. About an hour later, an ocean away, Lupang Hinirang blared through the Tokyo International Forum for the first time in Olympic history. Hidilyn Diaz, with her hand over her brow…

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At a standstill

“What we’re seeing is by June 14, our supply will begin to normalize.” Sike. Vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr.’s prediction seemed to have been too optimistic. It is the middle of July, and the country’s supply of COVID-19 jabs is hardly normal: shortages in a handful of local government units recently had to put their…

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All for show

On World Press Freedom Day last May 3, President Rodrigo Duterte, in his message celebrating the occasion, stressed the importance of having a “free and responsible press” that “must be protected from all forms of threat and intimidation so that they may fully serve the best interest of the people.” The statement did not sit…