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Advocate’s Overview: Un-ending garbage problem

By ARTHUR L. ALLAD-IW Baguio City is popularly known as the educational center of the north. Its cool climate makes the city conducive for...

Brutally Frank: Writ of Habeas Data

By MARY ANN MANJA BAYANG In still another unprecedented move, the Supreme Court en banc finally approved the Rule on the Writ of Habeas...

Weekly Reflections: A theology of demography

By REV. LUNA DINGAYAN “Didn’t God make you one body and spirit with her? What was his purpose in this? It was that you should...

Economics & Society 101: Force GMA’s resignation

By ARTURO BOQUIREN Force the resignation of GMA. This is our fighting task, among the highest patriotic duties today as Filipinos. The task is legal yet...

Point and Shoot: Where are the anti-Jadewell forces?

By ARTEMIO A. DUMLAO Last Thursday’s attempt to storm the Jadewell offices to drive them away is a microcosm of Philippine society. On one side of...

Editorial: They do not see the joke was on them

There is a song by the BeeGees which was quite popular here in the country in the 70s which goes, “I started a Joke, which started the whole world crying, but I didn’t see that the joke was on me, oh no, that the joke was on me...” We are reminded of the idiomatic expression in that song when minions around a “butangero” boss try to tone down or pad the fall of the cusses and grave threats their boss spews whenever he chooses to push his weight around those he perceives as lesser people or to threaten critics away.

Brutally Frank: Desaparecidos

By MARY ANN MANJA BAYANG Desaparecidos is a Spanish term meaning “disappeared persons” which was commonly used in Latin America where thousands of activists and...

Editorial: “Our land, our life…”

0 This are the opening lines of the theme for the indigenous peoples’ month celebration in the Cordillera. Equating their land with their lives is...

From Under This Hat: Baguio Ibalois cannot Cha-Cha

By KATHLEEN T. OKUBO In 2003 there was a proposed House Bill #2813 which was opposed by members of the Ibaloi organization Aspulan. Today, five...

Advocate’s Overview: Landslide prone Cordillera worsened by less forest cover

By ARTHUR L. ALLAD-IW It was raining hard, the height of the typhoon that recently hit Northern Luzon. We were at home, focused and in...

Statements: Message of solidarity for the Cordillera Day 2011

0 By EDDY COUCKUYT DEPUTY OF PROVINCE OF EAST-FLANDERS The Province of East-Flanders has been working in partnership with the CDPC network in the Cordillera since 1994....

Statements: Oppose Duterte’s machination for a nationwide Martial Law

Ilocos Human Rights Alliance (IHRA-KARAPATAN), an alliance of human rights advocates in the Ilocos Region condemns the threat and harassment perpetrated by members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) detailed at the Municipality of Sudipen in La Union against students of the University of the Philippines Manila