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Palasan: Meta-legal realities (Part 2 of a series)
LEST we forget, law is an instrument of social order. It is not an end in itself. Law is not the end all and be all. As a tool of social order, it is a two-bladed sword: it can be ...
From 534 days ago
Palasan: Meta-legal realities (Part 1 of a series)
PROMINENT lawyers, at least those who constantly are in the news, apparently reveal their lack of philosophical moorings of the law. Law, and its application, does not exist in the vacuum. It exists it in the larger socio-political realities.Lawyer Persida ...
From 543 days ago
Palasan: Living heroes (Part 2)
DEAD heroes are treated with pomp. It is not so with living heroes.In a room of fifty five overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Shierameh Hepega, a registered nurse, had to survive the ordeal of a hellish refuge. ...
From 548 days ago
Palasan: Living heroes (Part 1)
OFW, Overseas Filipino Workers, by this time, every well-meaning Pinoys must have known. OFWs, the government has even characterized them as living heroes.Rightly so. Heroes often create the most impact posthumously. Rizal's worth in the Filipino consciousness rose exponentially after ...
From 550 days ago
Palasan: Reinventing mainstream media
MAINSTREAM media cannot operate in the same old ways, slanting the news to inject their political colors. CNN cannot play democrats, and Fox news, the republicans. ABS-CBN should stop playing as platform for the “yellowtards.”The ways of the past, adopting ...
From 618 days ago
Palasan: Of reunions and homecomings
THIS evening the men will be boyz, as they fondly spell it for a reason, once again. Xavier University High School alumni will once more troop to their now famous venue, the Atrium at Ketkai.This high school homecoming started in ...
From 625 days ago
Palasan: Sports investment
PRINTED in a t-shirt is the line “Tennis is life.” Well, that holds true for all sports be it tennis, basketball, boxing, or triathlon. The larger more encompassing phrase would be: “Sports is life.”Take out basketball, boxing, golf, tennis, and ...
From 632 days ago
Palasan: El Niño on fire
HEROES do not necessarily die in battle. They are the ones who perspire to inspire others, be it in combat or in the sports arena, or even in the bigger field of life.Francis Casey "El Niño" Alcantara is doing just ...
From 641 days ago
Palasan: Smuggled shabu
ALL bluster and fury signifying nothing. This may sum - up the war on drugs may end up.Already, more than 5,000 deaths have been recorded due to the war on drugs. More often than not, the victims of extra-judicial killings ...
From 654 days ago
Palasan: Gender inequality
“A BIOLOGICALLY male cyclist Rachel McKinnon, competing against biological females, took home gold medal at UCI Masters Track Cycling World Championship in Los Angeles.” That is news.The sporting community apparently has granted equal right to this transgender to compete in ...
From 662 days ago