Why Martial Law Matters to this Millennial

Why Martial Law Matters to this Millennial

One day, he saw a Marcos at a mall. This is the imagined conversation they would’ve had. Source: Joseph Pascual   | Esquiremag.ph I once saw Imee Marcos shopping at Zara. She looked ordinary, like every other exceptionally rich older woman shopping in Greenbelt...
The Testament of EDSA

The Testament of EDSA

I learned that if the people stand together, things can change. Our voices can be heard. Mr. President, Mr. Marcos: Are you hearing us now? Source: Patricia Barcelon | Esquiremag.ph I was at the first EDSA rally, way back in 1986. I was all of eight years old then,...
How do you fix the ‘Never Again’ rallying cry?

How do you fix the ‘Never Again’ rallying cry?

Today, the Marcos family has almost successfully re-imagined Martial Law as a sort of Golden Age of benevolent authoritarianism. How does a nation push back? Source: Nik de Ynchausti | Esquiremag.ph We have a discourse problem. Issues become trivialized by a reduction...
Liberal Laments: How to Be Fair to Marcos

Liberal Laments: How to Be Fair to Marcos

Esquire columnist Lisandro Claudio gives due credit to the dictator, based on notes by industrialist Salvador Araneta Source: Esquiremag.ph | By Lisandro Claudio Ferdinand Marcos’s critics (myself included) have failed in one major respect: We have been unable to give...
Eulogy for the dictator

Eulogy for the dictator

The brazenness was palpable. Aided and abetted from on high, Ferdinand E. Marcos was buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Source: Nik de Ynchausti | Esquiremag.ph The brazenness was palpable. Aided and abetted from on high, Ferdinand E. Marcos was buried at the...