Are Filipino-Americans a ‘marginalised’ and ‘invisible’ people?

According to the article The marginalization of Brown Asians published recently on the Seattle Globalist, this is a perception begging serious consideration. The following excerpt from this article captures the all-too-familiar lament with regard to how “under-represented” Filipinos think they are as Asian-Americans… We are tired of the fact that when people think of Asian […]

The moronism in the Yellow Camp’s petition to the Miss Universe organizers

Of course no less than Rappler would be among the first mainstream media outlets to break the “news” about the Yellow Camp’s petition to the Miss Universe organizers to cancel this year’s pageant to be held in Manila. In recent months, chauvinism, brutal shaming, rape jokes and a sweeping disregard for women as persons deserving […]

‘Tards And How They Are A Liability To Any Country

I think I’ve written¬†several pieces about the prevalence of idolatry here in the Philippines but now comes the time for me to talk about its logical conclusion. The thing is, the biggest problem with Pinoy society is that we tend to pay more attention to a leader’s more personal issues than their overall agenda and […]

The “Pak Ganern” Challenges And Other Philippine Media Trends: The Cycle Of Stupidity And Madness Continues

So here we are again ladies and gentlemen. Again, I would like to go out of my way to tell you all that this will just be another rant rather than a right and proper article but sometimes, some things need to be said regardless of how harsh they may seem. Also, I really don’t […]

Senator De Lima Vs. The Culture Of Self-Righteousness In The Philippines

Well ladies and gentlemen, the cat is now out of the bag and Senator De Lima now faces not just charges of fraud but also, apparently, adultery. Now, I’m going to admit that yes, I do dislike Senator Leila De Lima. I find her mishandling and misuse of “human rights” disgusting. I find the way […]

Leila de Lima’s driver may be the real victim of sexual harassment

The reason why President Rodrigo Duterte’s critics keep losing the debate is because they use the wrong arguments to begin with. Duterte’s most recent bombshell — the “exposure” of the “scandalous” lifestyle of Senator Leila de Lima — highlights the flawed way these critics respond in turn. Take the case of Senator Risa Hontiveros who, […]

Will Filipinos be able to learn anything from Hidilyn Diaz and the Olympics?

Give credit where it is due. No doubt weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz took whatever training conditions she could get, worked her ass off as hard as possible, and put it all on the line when it counted. The result? She got a silver medal at the Rio Olympic games. To this we say, congratulations! After celebrating, […]

5 Reasons Why I Think We Should Boycott The Local Mainstream Media Altogether

Look, I know I’ve always been a staunch opponent of the local media and that I wail at it whenever the opportunity to do so presents itself. In fact, over the years, I think I’m becoming tiring and redundant when it comes to bashing the local media. However, I’m going to have to apologize to […]