Perry Diaz
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by Perry Diaz
perry@filipinojournal.com

When will the anti-vaxxers ever stop?

When will the anti-vaxxers ever stop?

Perry Diaz

A new term has emerged in the dictionary: anti-vaxxer. It refers to people who disagree with the use of vaccines for various reasons. While its purpose is to prevent people from contracting the deadly

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Why Duterte wants to run for vice president?

Why Duterte wants to run for vice president?

Perry Diaz

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

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

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

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

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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Trump’s ‘Day of Resurrection’

Trump’s ‘Day of Resurrection’

Perry Diaz

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 Ex-President Donald Trump who had been replaced by President Joe Biden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

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

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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