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The Supreme Court: A dictator?

Yellow Pad By Filomeno S. Sta. Ana III The majority of the Supreme Court Justices are turning the Court into a dictator. They are making the Supreme Court the absolute ruler. We must pay attention to two developments that signify the Supreme Court’s transmutation to a dictatorship dressed in judicial garb. The first development is […]

The Crucifixion

Yellow Pad By Filomeno S. Sta. Ana III The crucifixion of Jesus Christ has an immediate relevance to present-day Philippines — the war on drugs, criminality, terrorism, and killings. Why was Jesus crucified? He was heretical and unconventional. He spread revolutionary teachings. He upended the establishment. Today, Jesus would have been branded a terrorist, a […]

Sereno’s removal does not serve Duterte’s interest

Yellow Pad By Filomeno S. Sta. Ana III I address this to the pro-Duterte partisans and to President Rodrigo Duterte himself. I wonder whether President Duterte has weighed the costs and benefits of having Maria Lourdes Sereno removed as Supreme Court Chief Justice. Methinks Chief Justice Sereno’s ouster is not for Duterte’s good. Why? First, […]

Universal health care: The dream within reach

Yellow Pad By Joshua Uyheng In September 2017, the House of Representatives passed House Bill 5784, also known as the “Universal Health Coverage Act.” The bill aims to transform our health system to make quality health care accessible to all Filipinos without financial hardship. Three versions in the Senate have also been passed: Senate Bills […]