Breaking Free from Poverty: A Politician-Independent Approach

If you had the liberty to choose which country or race you would be born into, would you choose the Philippines? Iā€™d figure most Filipinos would readily dish out the name of a first-world country like Germany, Japan, Korea, or the United States, nations that have something to be intrinsically proud of, in stark contrast […]

A Moment Of Silence For A Dead Anonymous Dolphin…

I’ve already written an article similar to this but I’m putting this up again because some of us really need to know what’s happening in our sad little country. Just to refresh your memory, here’s the video in question again so you’ll have a better idea why I’m really upset right now. Apparently, a rare […]

Bakit Nga Ba Walang Respeto Sa Kalikasan Ang Mga “Modernong Pilipino”?

Hay naku, heto na naman, nagta-Tagalog na naman ako. Sa totoo lang kaya ko lang naman napiling mag-Tagalog ngayon ay dahil kailangan kong ilinaw ng maigi ang mga kailangan kong sabihin. Gusto ko itong i-Tagalog para wala kayong dahilan para sabihing: “Hindi namin maintindihan dahil English!” Alam niyo kasi iyan ang hirap sa inyo e. […]

Mar Roxas’s campaign promises NOTHING to the Filipino people

Generations of Filipino politicians have paid lip service to the idea that Filipinos deserve an egalitarian society and that the it is unjust that vast wealth be in the hands of so few. It has become a template campaign promise during election season for politicians to issue promises to “eliminate poverty” and dismantle the monopoly […]

Al Jazeera video ‘Begging for Life’ features roundup of beggars during APEC Summit in Manila

Al Jazeera features in its ‘People and Power’ programme the video clip Begging for Life, a look into the lives of street children who make a living begging on the streets of Manila. The video is noteworthy because it captured eyewitness accounts of the roundup of street urchins conducted by the Philippine government in and […]

Will handing out free condoms to Filipinos really solve the Philippines’ population problem?

Why do Filipinos need to be handed out free condoms? Why can’t Pinoy men just buy them like any other red-blooded guy who works for a living? At about five to ten pesos per piece (or 15 up to 45 pesos a pack), condoms cost far less per bang (pun intended) than a baby. Simple […]

Why The Philippine Government Is Right in Cutting the Budget for Contraception

Recently, Health Secretary Janette Garin told the press that the budget for contraceptives has been scrapped. As if the tensions were not big enough during the discussion on the RH Bill, this decision took the conflict to a whole new level. It is a classic clash between the conservatives and the liberals, definitely much more […]

4 Ways The Cycle Of Poverty Proliferates In The Philippines

It seems that Zaxx’s statements in his last article is earning quite a bit of attention from our readers, both positive and negative alike. While Zaxx’s proposals may seem harsh, I can safely assume that many of his opinions regarding that of squatters is because of the many problems they cause to society as a […]