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Mothers leading peace in Paquibato

ALICE Thomas Ellis, a prolific British essayist and author, has a famous quote about men, women, and war: “Men were made for war. Without it they wondered greyly about, getting under the feet of women, who were trying to organize


TALKBACK THURSDAY|Duterte’s shock and awe

FINALLY, we have a president who dared to publicly declare that we are no longer a colony of the United States of America

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TALKBACK THURSDAY| Another Mindanao is possible

WHEN THEY officially launched the implementing phase of the Bangsamoro peace agreements between the Philippine government

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TALKBACK THURSDAY| To be human is to communicate peacefully

AS I listen to the words being exchanged between the government and the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army

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EVERYBODY knows President Duterte wants 911 for the entire country just like what he started in Davao City

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TALKBACK THURSDAY| Duterte’s Destiny

SO MUCH has been said about President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s all out war against illegal drugs, crime, and corruption.

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TALKBACK THURSDAY| Transitioning and embracing change

I HAD the fortune of interacting with Bataan first district Representative Geraldine Roman during the National

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I AM so inspired by the positive response of the National Democratic Front (NDF), the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF),

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TALKBACK THURSDAY|No to toxic masculinity

THE RECENT mass shooting in Orlando, Florida that killed at least 50 people is another example of how domestic violence is a predictor of community violence.

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TALKBACK THURSDAY| Taxing “junk food” as part of the food revolution

ONE of the innovative programs initiated by the people of Davao City and supported by the City Government of Davao

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