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It Takes a Village to Raise a Dictator: The Philippines before Martial Law
In the first installment of our 15-part series ‘Road to Martial Law’: What was the Philippines like before the Marcos dictatorship?
EDSA 31st Anniversary: Iba ‘Yan — A Music Video
Ferdinand Marcos. Ang iba, kung ituring siya’y bayani. Pero bayan, iba ‘yan. Iba ‘yan.
Editor’s Note: This piece placed 1st in the Short Story Category of the 2016 Chronicle Literary Awards of Adamson University. While this is a work of fiction, some details are based on the experiences of a Martial law rape victim. Images used are from the film “Ang Mga Alingawngaw sa Panahon ng Pagpapasya” (Echoes in the…
Umalingawngaw ang dalawampu’t isang putok ng baril pasado alas-dose ng tanghali kanina, hudyat ng parangal sa isang ililibing na bayani: bayaning diktador at huwad na beterano ng digmaan. Ang gun salute ng mga sundalo, animo’y paalala ng mga putok ng baril noong panahon ng Batas Militar na ngayo’y pilit at sadyang binubura sa isipan ng…
Love in the Time of Martial Law
Editor’s Note: Just in case you think it’s unimportant — Moving On from Martial Law? Fe and Roger had been co-teachers in a university for quite some time, occasionally exchanging nods and “hellos” inside the campus. But it was only when Roger won his first Palanca award on his poem “Mga Duguang Plakard” (Bloodied Placards) that Fe took…
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