#RepostEDSA: The need for martial law abuses record

Source: Rappler ‘It is only with such a record and awareness of its contents that misinformation regarding the purportedly idyllic conditions prevalent during the Marcos regime can be effectively dispelled’ The Philippines commemorated yet another anniversary of the People Power Revolution which ousted President Ferdinand Marcos from power on February 25, 1986. It appears, however, … Read more

Bongbong Marcos’ wealth rises as businesses go bankrupt

By Reynaldo Santos Source: Rappler.com   How much is Senator Bongbong Marcos worth? MANILA, Philippines – Mirroring his father’s time when the country’s economy was sinking while the family’s wealth was shooting over the roof, Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr’s wealth continues to rise even as his family businesses are operating at a loss. By … Read more

Marcos vs Aquino, and past snap elections around the world

Source: Rappler Similar presidential and parliamentary snap polls have resulted in a change in leadership, while others have solidified the incumbent’s hold on power MANILA, Philippines – 29 years ago, on February 7, 1986, a housewife went up against a dictator in a snap presidential election. Faced with mounting pressure here and abroad, then president … Read more