Schooling amid crisis: dangers of the new normal

Education leaders claim that we are now ready for the new normal in education:…


Mature morality

When I was little, my parents would punish me for wrong behavior. When I…


How some planting practices endanger the planet

Amid this pandemic, I see many people sharing photos of their plants online.…


The privilege of rest

About a year ago, I was forced to rest. I came from a surgery on my lower back…


How many more “isolated cases”?

Three bullets, two lives gone, one perpetrator. This is how Sonya and Frank…


In Bicol: Helping persons who live with HIV amid covid-19

Covid-19 brought many communities to a standstill. But while the disease…


Young People and Abortion in the Philippines

According to the 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study (YAFS), around…


“White Sand” Governance

This is not just about Manila Bay. It’s about what is represented by that tiny,…


To Learn or To Pass?: Online Classes and the Student Robots

As we transition to an online class system amid the pandemic, we question not…


The Plight of Filipino Farmers (Before and During COVID-19)

Farmers and fisherfolks feed the nation, yet they still remain poor. Farmers,…