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Libre: Band-aid remedy
CONTINUING on the issue of Mindanao’s Lumads, I was fortunate to have met a Manobo descendant who incidentally will perform with me as a member of the Filipino ethnic music group PINASugbu in the upcoming multicultural music event, Beyond Boundaries, ...
From 2 days ago
Libre: Mindanao's Lumad
The story on Lumad children “rescued” in Cebu City should go beyond the debates on the legality of the police operation, the alleged slant of the news by mainstream media and the detention of the teachers and Lumad elders. This ...
From 9 days ago
Libre: New space race
Elon Musk has become the face of the future today. In this column on July 9, 2015, I wrote: “Musk is more ambitious. Steve Jobs was to computing as Musk is to space travel. Call him crazy, but he aims ...
From 16 days ago
Libre: A man with a gun
Never trust a man with a gun.It is a lesson that time and again is demonstrated in nations where the military plays a prominent role in governance.Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, who led the National League for Democracy (NLD) ...
From 23 days ago
Libre: No nukes
In September 1979, “No Nukes: The Muse Concerts for a Non-Nuclear Future” was held in Madison Square Garden by the Musicians United for Safe Energy (Muse) collective. The organizers were Jackson Browne, Graham Nash, Bonnie Raitt and John Hall and ...
From 30 days ago
Libre: Hey Joe
“HEY Joe” is a popular expression in the Philippines that originated during World War 2. It was taken from the term, GI Joe, for enlisted white male American soldiers. It continued to be used for any white male person who ...
From 37 days ago
With the pandemic confining most people in their homes, technology has taken over our lives. Zoom meetings, Facebook Live performances and binge-viewing like never before. During the Christmas break, most people had virtual reunions with family members, close friends and ...
From 44 days ago
Libre: DNA: Divided Nation of America
The United States of America is a divided nation. Donald Trump, who promised to make America great again, was instrumental in revealing this truth to the world. At one side are those who believe in the MAGA mantra that the ...
From 51 days ago
Libre: King of the Road no more
We lovingly called him “Barney” after the Flintstones’ character. He tirelessly carried people in the streets of Cebu City and later, our family members. I’m referring to the jeepney that our family possessed in the ‘60s. I even believed my ...
From 72 days ago
Libre: The vaccine
The biggest news this week in the war against Covid-19 is Britain’s kick-off of its mass vaccination program on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020. Margaret Keenan, 90, was the first to get a jab and Filipina nurse May Parsons got ...
From 79 days ago