A Martial Law Glossary: Acronyms and Buzzwords

A Martial Law Glossary: Acronyms and Buzzwords

Source: Spot.ph Consider this a “wordy crib sheet” from the tumultuous era. (SPOT.ph) Martial Law’s impact on Philippine history and pop culture was significant, to say the least. Back then, there were acronyms and buzzwords galore for the state’s programs...
Justice has a Deadline, and Time is Nearly Up

Justice has a Deadline, and Time is Nearly Up

Source: Esquiremag.ph By: F. Valencia Thirty-one years after dictator Ferdinand Marcos was ousted, things are no better for the victims of his regime, while the dictator himself is buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.  In the ABS-CBN News article, “Time taking...
EDSA 1986

EDSA 1986

Source: Spot.ph By: Jose F. Lacaba Journalist, poet, scriptwriter, and editor Pete Lacaba looks back on three days that made history. (SPOT.ph) Editor’s Note: This is a repost of Mr. Pete Lacaba’s column published February 21, 1996 in the Manila Times. Mr....
I Knew Marcos, The Dictator

I Knew Marcos, The Dictator

Source: Spot.ph By: Jo-Ann Q. Maglipon Respected journalist and editor Jo-Ann Maglipon talks about the value of writing…and how it saved her from a dictator. (SPOT.ph) Editor’s Note: This was a speech given by Jo-Ann Maglipon at the 7th Philippine...