By REV. LUNA L. DINGAYAN
“What you have done to the least of my brothers (and sisters) you have done it unto me” — Matthew 25:40
The Street as paradigm
The street is a paradigm of our country’s political life. A paradigm is a pattern or example. Some of the crucial and significant decisions affecting our country’s political life are done not in congress or in Malacañang; they are in fact decided in the parliament of the streets.
Martial Law, for instance, came to an end through the parliament of the streets. The two women presidents of our republic came into power through the parliament of the streets. It was in the streets, indeed, that people power had been decisively shown. Read the rest of this entry →