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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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

Following the ‘clicks’ — Webmetrics and analytics (WTF are they?)

As a blogger, it had always been both my frustration and fascination to get likes, comments and shares online. Not to be narcissistic or egotistic but, I mean really, who writes … Continue reading

March 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

PH Consumers Willing to Spend More? A Look at Neilsen’s Consumer Confidence Study

Without a doubt, increasing wages, lifespan, quality of education and productive industries are the markers of economic growth. With the recent 7.1% increase in GDP by the Philippines, a recent report … Continue reading

February 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

From Tabloid Stands to Web: A case study on PinoyWeekly

In a world of growing demands for readily accessible information online, Data Journalism and Computer Assisted reporting is a currently an emerging necessity in today’s landscape of news reporting. In … Continue reading

February 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Overworked, Underpaid, and Abused: The Filipino Domestic Helper and Labor Export

The International Labor Organization (ILO) in a recent 2013 report called for the need to improve the protection of domestic worker’s rights in the global scale. For Filipino domestic workers here … Continue reading

January 12, 2013 · Leave a comment