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Why Duterte wants to run for vice president?

Why Duterte wants to run for vice president?

Perry Diaz August 6, 2021 0

On March 14, 2018, President Rodrigo Duterte declared the Philippines was withdrawing its membership in the ICC (International Criminal Court), thinking that he wouldn’t be prosecuted for allegations that he was responsible for the

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Duterte faces ICC investigation

Duterte faces ICC investigation

Perry Diaz July 5, 2021 0

Back in 1989 when Rodrigo Duterte was Mayor of Davao City, he gave a shocking — and explosive – order to his death squad. That’s according to Arturo Lascanas, a retired police officer, who

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The resurgence of the Jim Crow era

The resurgence of the Jim Crow era

Perry Diaz June 18, 2021 0

Jim Crow era began with the Compromise of 1877 when Republicans and Democrats agreed to settle a disputed presidential election. The Republicans appeared to have lost with one Electoral Vote short of victory with

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What the hell is going on in the US?

What the hell is going on in the US?

Perry Diaz June 7, 2021 0

In the first five months of 2021, more than 7,500 Americans died from gun violence. Why? What’s causing the pandemic on gun violence? Gun control advocates say that background checks are not effective. Gun

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Surviving the challenges of progress

Surviving the challenges of progress

Perry Diaz March 19, 2021 0

The South Pacific reminds of the movie “South Pacific,” a musical story released in 1958 about a US Navy nurse who falls for a middle-aged French plantation owner. The movie is set on a

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The fallacy of ‘America First’

The fallacy of ‘America First’

Perry Diaz March 5, 2021 0

When Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected president in 1933, he instituted his New Deal programs, some of which were the Social Security Administration (SSA), Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), Civil Works Administration (CVA), and Farm

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Trump’s ‘Day of Resurrection’

Trump’s ‘Day of Resurrection’

Perry Diaz February 19, 2021 0

Just when QAnon conspiracy theories were debunked, a new theory is building up and is gathering acceptance among those who believe in Trumpism. Ex-President Donald Trump who had been replaced by President Joe Biden

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Trump’s fate is at the mercy of the Senate

Trump’s fate is at the mercy of the Senate

Perry Diaz January 21, 2021 0

As I am writing this column, President Donald Trump has only two days left in his presidency. Then he will go into retirement. It must be hard for him to accept that he would

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Trump tries to subvert electoral process

Trump tries to subvert electoral process

Perry Diaz December 22, 2020 0

In an attempt to reverse the electoral process that has so far been in favor of president-elect Joe Biden, President Donald Trump has resorted to subverting the votes of people in the battleground states

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Trump’s legacy

Trump’s legacy

Perry Diaz December 10, 2020 0

According to President-elect Joe Biden, President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede was “embarrassing and would reflect poorly on his legacy.” Indeed, a leader is measured and remembered by his or her last act in

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