In the first installment of our 15-part series ‘Road to Martial Law’: What was the Philippines like before the Marcos dictatorship?
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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…
The Butterfly Effect of the Surprise Marcos Burial
Co-written with Lian Buan Ten days after the Supreme Court voted to allow the interment of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos Sr. at the Libingan ng mga Bayani, the hero’s burial proceeded a little after twelve noon Friday with full rites assisted by the police and the military, catching the entire nation by surprise. Malacañang…
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