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To put An End to the Attacks

An Open Letter to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte Dear President Duterte: We, bishops in Mindanao, have gathered together in Cagayan de Oro City on March 25-26, 2019 for a conferential meeting with the Obispo Maximo. It is with a heavy heart that we write this open letter to you Mr. President. In the last six 

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STATEMENT: Alternative media outfits under attack fight back

Marking the anniversary of the first ever internet connection in the Philippines, alternative media outifts are fighting back as they filed a civil complaint for damages against two companies found by experts to be the source of the relentless cyber-attacks against their websites. “This is definitely a first and it will serve as a testament 

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Did the Left Enable Duterte’s Deadly Regime?

By Mong Palatino ManilaToday.com Our emphatic response is no, but some are flaunting the question as if the issue is already settled. That the Left is guilty of political opportunism by collaborating with the government of Rodrigo Duterte; that it shed its revolutionary credentials by joining Duterte’s Cabinet; and that it was already shamefully late 

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Social Commentary on Contemporary Issues

FILM REVIEW: Citizen Jake (2018) By Ysh Cabana Citizen Jake is the reclusive auteur Mike de Leon’s ‘comeback’ film in nearly two decades, which makes it a landmark in itself given the controversiesr surrounding it before its release in online streaming site Netflix. He is the same genius behind Kung Mangarap Ka’t Magising [Moments in 

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The Problem with Political Dynasties

A popular Western idiom states, “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.” But the idiom forgets that it’s not the same tree that sprouts from the apple. While Justin Trudeau and Noynoy Aquino bear the same last name as their infamous parents, the legacies of the progeny differ significantly from the original. By José 

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Growing racial disparities in Canada

New fact sheets show Colour of Poverty–Colour of Change (COP-COC) is releasing today a new set of fact sheets showing racial disparities in education and learning, employment, food and water security, health and child welfare, housing and homelessness, income and social assistance, immigration and newcomer settlement, justice and policing, and poverty, to mark the International 

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Obesity is bad for the brain

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com There’s nothing good about obesity when it comes to your health, with research connecting the dots between excess weight and a laundry list of poor health consequences including, but not limited to type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, osteoarthritis, gout, breathing problems and certain cancers. The brain isn’t immune 

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Strength is your ally against diabetes – And it doesn’t take much

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com Type 2 diabetes is no laughing matter, but that doesn’t seem to be motivation enough for many Americans. The unhappy truth: According to the American Diabetes Association, 1.5 million adults are diagnosed with diabetes every year and nearly 100,000 die, making it the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. 

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Don’t let back pain knock you down

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com Have you missed work due to back pain? You’re not alone, according to the American Chiropractic Association; back pain is one of the most common reasons for missed days of work. However, several studies suggest vitamin D can help combat the pain. One such study, published in the journal Pain Treatment 

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More photo ops than concrete answers

Part 2: New Caregiver Pilot Programs By Michelle Chermaine Ramos The Philippine Reporter The caregivers and their supporters were denied the opportunity to ask questions during the Q&A session of the announcement of the new caregiver pilot programs on Saturday February 23, 2019 at The Neighborhood Organization as it was strictly moderated for media questions 

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