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Poet To Fellow Artists: Don’t Allow Politicians To Use Us

Filipino artists are being used and weaponized. “We are being infiltrated,” he said. In a Facebook post that has been shared more than 1,500 times, Severo asked his colleagues to be more circumspect in choosing the candidates with whom they will share their talent and skill. “May we all be careful in choosing whom we lend our voices to and whose voices we amplify with our platforms,” he quipped. Severo’s post was obviously triggered by the influx of mainstream media publicity that some...

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“Why The Silence? Please Speak Up”

Your silence is deafening. This was the parting shot of a netizen who expressed in social media her obvious frustration over the continued silence and apathy of some people amidst the outrageous things that is happening in the country. Kirsten Mureen Cavada used Facebook to plead on the people to speak up every time a crime or wrongdoing is being committed. She propounded questions that are hypothetical, figurative and relevant. “If your house is being robbed, are you not going to scream for...

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Walang Nagawa? Memes And Videos Highlight The Accomplishments Of Mar Roxas

His supporters are fighting back. It has been said that a lie often repeated without challenge becomes the truth. This is the painful lesson learned by the camp of former senator and Cabinet secretary Mar Roxas who lost in the 2016 presidential election. The bitter loss was attributed to the failure to disseminate to the people the gains and accomplishments of the administration of former president Noynoy Aquino who endorsed Roxas as well as the massive proliferation of fake news. Roxas was a...

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Netizens Debunked Another Malicious Lie Peddled Against Roxas

The anti-Mar Roxas dirty trick department is up and running. Ever since the former senator and Cabinet secretary of three past administrations announced that he is offering once again his services to the country and immediately after he filed his Certificate of Candidacy (COC) for senator, the lies, disinformation and black propaganda against him went full blast. It is like 2016 once again. The latest attempt to destroy his name and reputation was made by a certain Shiera Catalan-Abiera. In a...

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Bam Aquino: A Leader Who Walks The Talk

He is the real deal. Niňa Terol, described in her Facebook and LinkedIn profiles as a communicator, connector and changemaker, vouched for the intelligence, capability, and integrity of Senator Bam Aquino. Aquino, a member of the Liberal Party and who belongs to the minority block in the Senate, is aspiring to be reelected for a second term in the 2019 midterm election. Terol said that he first met the young senator twenty-two (22) years ago when they were in their sophomore year at the Ateneo...