Random ramblings from a national democrat.

Pagka’t Kailangan Kitang Itakwil Upang Mahalin at Palayain

Sa tinagal-tagal ko bilang isang mananampalatayang Katoliko, masasabi ko sigurong naabot ko na ang punto ng aking “religious maturity,” ano man siguro ibig sabihin nuon. Hitik sa riyalisasyon ang taong … Continue reading

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Population Control, RH Bill and the Census – What now?

Pursuant to President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino’s Proclamation No. 362 last March 30, 2012, a census counted up to the barangay level last 2010 by the National Statistics Office (NSO) were … Continue reading

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[IBON Foundation] The Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2011-2016: Social Contract With Whom?

Originally posted on Aklatang Tibak:
“The plan proposes massive investments in physical infrastructure, fostering business confidence, giving short-term cash outlays, and ensuring transparent and responsive governance to develop the country.…

June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rich and powerful, dynasties comprise majority of 38 proclaimed partylist groups

Originally posted on like a rolling stone:
Today the Comelec proclaimed 38 party list groups, occupying 53 of the 58 congressional seats reserved for the party list system. Only 5…

June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pagsusuri ng ANAKBAYAN sa Eleksyon 2013

Originally posted on Aklatang Tibak:
“Tulad ng inaasahan, ang eleksyon 2013 ay walang pakinabang sa mamamayang Pilipino na naghahangad ng tunay na pagbabago. Ito ay naging paliksahan lamang ng mga…

June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gabay sa Pagtatalakay ng Pagtaas ng Presyo ng mga Bilihin at Singil sa Serbisyo

Originally posted on Aklatang Tibak:
“Sa pagpasok ng 2013, bugbog-sarado ang bulsa at kabuhayan ng karaniwang Pilipino sa harap ng samu’t-saring pagtaas ng presyo ng mga bilihin at serbisyo. Nauna…

June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lutherans elect first openly gay bishop

Wow. Just wow.

June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Gospel of Mark and a Revolution Betrayed

May 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why I am proud of voting for Nancy Binay

Originally posted on The Daily Opium:
Nancy Binay with her father at her filing of candidacy as senatorial candidate at the COMELEC office in Manila. (Source: thepoc.net) Unlike other people…

May 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reporter Asks White House if U.S. Airstrikes That Kill Afghan Civilians Qualify as ‘Terrorism’

Originally posted on Dispatches from the Underclass:
UPDATE: The reporter who asked the question is Amina Ismail, a journalist at McClatchy. I urge you to thank her for asking it (her…

April 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Femen: Shirtless Women Insensitive?

Really, really great reading on gender-rights, patriarchy, and sexuality grounded upon Marxist dialectics and class analysis. Husay.

April 14, 2013 · Leave a comment