ONLY MASS CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE CAN BLOCK MARCOS’S BURIAL

I am reposting this article so more people will have the chance to read it. I am hoping its author, Herbert Docena, will not mind my doing so. I am glad to see he is a young man who may never even have experienced the worst excesses of the Marcos years. But he has read … Continue reading ONLY MASS CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE CAN BLOCK MARCOS’S BURIAL

The Philippine Economy in the Martial Law Years

EDSA People Power Monument. FILE PHOTO I am posting this article by Cesar Polvorosa Jr. who is a business school professor of economics, world geography, and international business management in Canada. He is also a published writer in economics, business, and literature. Polvorosa is, arguably, also the most knowledgeable person to have written on the … Continue reading The Philippine Economy in the Martial Law Years

Elisar Cabrera and Andy Edwards on FrightFest TV discussing Ibiza Undead

My son, Elisar Cabrera, discussing his latest film, the brilliantly reviewed “Ibiza Undead”. Elisar inherited his love of comics and horror from his Dad, Filipino National Artist Ben Cabrera (BenCab). The film will be shown at other Horror Film Festivals around the world before being generally released early next year. See it if you dare!

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The Killing Time: Inside Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s War on Drugs

I thought it important to reprint this article by Rishi Iyengar from Time Magazine as an ominous warning of what could come if there is no end to these extra judicial killings. It is worryingly reminiscent of the years 1971 and 1972 when a spate of murders and bombings, blamed by President Marcos on the … Continue reading The Killing Time: Inside Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s War on Drugs

#NeverAgain: Martial Law stories young people need to hear

Here is an article by Shakira Sison that is important for all young people to read so they know exactly what really happened under martial law, what the true cost of human suffering was. Maybe your families were the lucky ones. Maybe your families made money through the corruption of the Marcos regime. Maybe your family … Continue reading #NeverAgain: Martial Law stories young people need to hear