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TALKBACK THURSDAY| Understanding Duterte

EVERYONE I meet these days, when they learn that I have served as Mayor Rody Duterte’s chief

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TALKBACK THURSDAY| Opportunists in our midst

WATCHING the biggest job fair in the country unfolding in Davao City after our mayor won the presidency

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TALKBACK THURSDAY| The audacity of hypocrites

HYPOCRISY comes from the ancient Greek word for a stage actor who performs behind a mask. It happens

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TALKBACK THURSDAY | Fifty Shades of Propaganda

AS WE enter the homestretch of the electoral campaign, the propaganda war is heating up with the rising summer temperatures.

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TALKBACK THURSDAY| Let us attack our sexist culture, not just Duterte

IF WE are really serious about women, we must go beyond attacking leading presidential candidate Rodrigo R. Duterte

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TALKBACK THURSDAY| Let’s take back the power

NOTHING demonstrates our powerlessness in this country more than being without electricity for four to five hours a day

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TALKBACK THURSDAY| Drought in leadership

THE RECENT tragedy in Kidapawan is not just about the drought brought by El Niño. It is also a drought in leadership

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TALKBACK THURSDAY| Violence is a choice, not a necessity

DEPENDING on how you were trained and socialized as a child, you probably heard basically two schools of thought:

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TALKBACK THURSDAY| Do not let the elite steal the 2016 elections

AFTER the second presidential debates last Sunday, it seems that the presidential race is turning out to be a contest between

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TALKBACK THURSDAY| Davao Pride

I AM writing this while watching the Araw ng Davao parade live coverage on television. And no matter how old and jaded I am,

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