ESSAY FROM A FORMER MARCOS LOYALIST

I am posting this by a former Marcos loyalist as I think it adds weight to the discussion on this site.  I grew up in a somewhat Marcos loyalist family. My late lola used to keep a portrait of the Marcos family on her old and bulky radio in her room. And as far as … Continue reading ESSAY FROM A FORMER MARCOS LOYALIST

Philippines revalues jewellery seized from Imelda Marcos in 1986

I decided to reprint this article from the Guardian because I think many Filipinos, especially young ones who will be voting for the first time this year, may not be aware of the excesses of the Marcoses during martial law. Not even Royalty with their inherited jewels can compete with some of these pieces that … Continue reading Philippines revalues jewellery seized from Imelda Marcos in 1986

Revisiting the 60s from Manila Nostalgia

LEAD Magazine 7 April · SABEL'S BAMBANG, CAROLINE'S LONDON (3/4) By EDGAR O. CRUZ THE DAILY TRIBUNE, APRIL 8, 2015 VISUAL: PORTRAIT (THE ARTIST'S WIFE) BY BENCAB Caroline Kennedy visits the Philippines, particularly Metro Manila, the Mountain Province and Palawan, this April. In 1968, the blonde British writer met BenCab at Indios Bravos as the … Continue reading Revisiting the 60s from Manila Nostalgia

“NOT IN OUR NAME” – AN ANTI-IRAQ WAR CD TO BE LAUNCHED BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Why did we decide to make this CD? I set up a Facebook group two years ago, "IMPEACH TONY BLAIR" because I was becoming more and more incensed that Tony Blair, far from taking the blame for the Iraq War and its aftermath,  was simply swanning around the world working for tryannical dictators and earning … Continue reading “NOT IN OUR NAME” – AN ANTI-IRAQ WAR CD TO BE LAUNCHED BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Asian Journal: Chronology of the Marcos Plunder

For those who claim the Marcos family made the Philippines a better place.  Posted on October 25, 2015 by administrator (This Chronology is compiled by Charlie Avila and originally published in 2012 at the Asian Journal San Diego.) September 1976, the Marcoses bought their first property in the U.S. – a condo in the exclusive … Continue reading Asian Journal: Chronology of the Marcos Plunder