Martial Law, Was it Really Worth It?

Martial Law, Was it Really Worth It?

21 September of 1972 –  Incumbent president that time, Ferdinand Marcos released Proclamation 1081, declaring Martial Law all over the country, the Philippines. Marcos’ claim for imposing this extreme measure was due to the alleged civil unrest occurring at the...
Martial Law of 1972: A Brief History

Martial Law of 1972: A Brief History

There’s so much controversy and talk what has happened in the 1970s and why Martial Law was declared. With the muddle of information involved, sometimes it’s difficult to see the essentials. When we really think about it, a lot of incidents happened and it’s hard to...
Martial Law and Moving On?

Martial Law and Moving On?

Moving on. These are only two words, simple to understand yet they carry such immense weight. Why do people insist on moving on from the Martial Law of 1972 declared by the president that time, Ferdinand Marcos? For better context, what happened on that fateful day?...
The Rise (and Fall) of Marcos in Numbers

The Rise (and Fall) of Marcos in Numbers

Some people find it more difficult to imagine things in words. True enough, some statements are prone to interpretation. However, when words fail – we can count on numbers. We can rely on figures. Numbers present situation in a different picture. It actualizes more...