Grace, Grief and Loss, Love Actually, Taking A Stand

Remembering Martial Law (2) — Tina Pargas Bawagan, activist and teacher

The Martial Law (ML) years produced innumerable losses resulting in grief untold, and grief that continues to linger many decades after. Loss of loved ones, loss of self, of property, of identity are only some of the few losses that came out of that dark period. Early this year, knowing that the country would mark… Continue reading Remembering Martial Law (2) — Tina Pargas Bawagan, activist and teacher

Grief and Loss, Love Actually, Taking A Stand

Remembering Martial Law (1) — Ferdie Arceo

The Martial Law (ML) years produced innumerable losses resulting in grief untold, and grief that continues to linger many decades after. Loss of loved ones, loss of self, of property, of identity are only some of the few losses that came out of that dark period. Early this year, knowing that the country would mark… Continue reading Remembering Martial Law (1) — Ferdie Arceo

Taking A Stand

Honasan, Marcos and A Death to Hazing

In my Philippine Daily Inquirer column today, "A death-- yet again" I wrote about my thoughts on the recent, senseless and violent death of Andre Marcos at the hands of his San Beda "brothers."  A couple of years ago, I interviewed Alice Honasan whose son, Mel (the senator's youngest brother) died from brutal hazing rites in 1973.… Continue reading Honasan, Marcos and A Death to Hazing