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The Long View: Chronicle of a city’s agony

Tweet THE LONG VIEW Chronicle of a city’s agony By: Manuel L. Quezon III – @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:05 AM February 06, 2019   In 1995, a Great Remembering began. That year marked the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Manila, and survivors who had spent decades focused on living began sharing their memories of the destruction […]

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The Long View: Is eight enough?

Tweet THE LONG VIEW Is eight enough? By: Manuel L. Quezon III – @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:06 AM January 30, 2019   In a curious coincidence, both the opposition and the President have eight candidates for the Senate. The opposition put its slate (Alejano, Aquino, Diokno, Gutoc, Hilbay, Macalintal, Roxas, Tañada) together first, while the President’s list […]

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Readings for LSPCON 2018 Attendees

Tweet Here are ten readings and five books for you. You might recall that I mentioned some of these during our time together. Readings:  1. Freedom of the editor, by Teodoro M. Locsin, Philippines Free Press, April 10, 1965: What is freedom—of the editor or of anyone? It is freedom to be intelligent and informed. Freedom […]

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Bonifacio Is Your Cubicle Seatmate

Tweet Bonifacio Is Your Cubicle Seatmate And chances are your office complaints reflect the grievances of the Philippine Revolution. by Manuel L. Quezon III Nov 30, 2017 ILLUSTRATOR War Espejo (SPOT.ph) Bonifacio had a modest—though not that modest—background, it’s true. But let’s look at what that precisely meant. His father, Santiago, was a tailor, but […]

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The Long View: The waiting game

Tweet THE LONG VIEW The waiting game By: Manuel L. Quezon III – @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:06 AM November 15, 2017 The waiting now begins to see if President Duterte and his people will resume their campaign to proclaim a revolutionary government. My colleague, John Nery, has made a convincing case that the President has wanted to […]

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The Explainer: The costs of competition

Tweet The costs of competition Manolo Quezon — The Explainer Posted at Nov 13 2017 01:18 PM   There’s no such thing as a free summit. The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in 2015 involving 21 economies cost P10 billion, including P2.6 billion for the Office of the President, with P118.2 million for representation and […]

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DemocracyPost Commentary: When strongmen meet: Trump and Duterte in Manila

Tweet DemocracyPost Opinion When strongmen meet: Trump and Duterte in Manila By Manuel Quezon III November 12 at 1:19 PM President Trump talks with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte during a gala dinner marking in Manila on Nov. 12. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Manuel Quezon III is a columnist for the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper and the host of […]

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The Long View: Garbage in, garbage out

Tweet THE LONG VIEW Garbage in, garbage out By: Manuel L. Quezon III – @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:08 AM November 01, 2017 Deng Xiaoping famously remarked, “It doesn’t matter whether a cat is black or white. As long as it catches mice, it is a good cat.” His pragmatic point of view created decades of prosperity for […]

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Spot.ph Commentary: The Taxonomy of Terror

Tweet Win The Taxonomy of Terror We have a uniquely Filipino way of looking at the supernatural. by Manuel L. Quezon III Oct 31, 2017 ILLUSTRATOR Warren Espejo (SPOT.ph) Recently The New Yorker published an interesting article about the unexpected revival of “Dungeons and Dragons” in the United States. The article mentions how Stranger Things […]

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The Explainer: The Philippine Connection

Tweet The Philippine Connection Manolo Quezon — The Explainer Posted at Oct 30 2017 06:58 PM   Here are some dots. Opium, Morphine, Fentanyl, China, America, the Philippines, Germany, Hitler, Narcos, Rizal, Teddy Roosevelt Trump, and our very own President Duterte. We’re going to connect them in a quick exercise in surprising connections in the War […]

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Spot.ph Commentary: Haunting and Horror

Tweet Win Haunting and Horror There’s a difference between spooky and scary. by Manuel L. Quezon III Oct 27, 2017 ILLUSTRATOR Warren Espejo (SPOT.ph) Words can spook you without resorting to chainsaw type tricks. We all know this from childhood, as our elders told us stories that caused goosebumps and raised the hairs on the […]

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The Long View: The problem of the Gordian knot

Tweet THE LONG VIEW The problem of the Gordian knot By: Manuel L. Quezon III – @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:05 AM October 25, 2017 When a leader solves a problem with bold action, it’s often referred to as cutting the Gordian knot. This comes from a legend about Alexander the Great reaching the city of Gordium, whose […]

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