Joseph Gonzales
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Trashy move
by Joseph Gonzales - May 19, 2019 - 12:00am
It seems that if there's one thing our fractious politicians are united on, it's white trash.
Accent judger
by Joseph Gonzales - May 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Filipinos have one of the world's sexiest accents?
The candidate is gay
by Joseph Gonzales - April 21, 2019 - 12:00am
A mayor as the next president? Not far-fetched in the Philippine context, as Mayors Estrada and Duterte have proven. What about in the United States?
When does political protest become a criminal act?
by Joseph Gonzales - March 31, 2019 - 12:00am
Did you hear about EggBoy, the young lad from New Zealand who cracked a raw egg against the head of a racist anti-Muslim senator?
Inoculation decision
by Joseph Gonzales - March 17, 2019 - 12:00am
The measles outbreak in the Philippines isn't isolated --it's also happening in other parts of the world.
Gap girl
by Joseph Gonzales - March 10, 2019 - 12:00am
International Women's Day came and went. Not with too much of a bang, as far as my limited tentacles were concerned, but still, without real cause for worry at the apparent absence of major visibility.
Viva Visayans
by Joseph Gonzales - February 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Art is in the air.
Magicked crime
by Joseph Gonzales - February 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Maria Ressa's arrest is troubling on so many levels.
Block voting
by Joseph Gonzales - February 3, 2019 - 12:00am
There is something very wrong when Congress decides to make it more difficult for ordinary citizens, much more the press, from getting their hands on the representatives' SALNs (Statement of Assets and Liabilit...
Full court press
by Joseph Gonzales - January 27, 2019 - 12:00am
So Trump relented, and opened the US government even without money for his stupid wall, after all.
Unli lies
by Joseph Gonzales - January 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The election campaign period has started, and it is time to suffer the barrage of materials designed to seduce us into voting for the hopefuls.
Data hitch
by Joseph Gonzales - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
My passport is expiring this year. What a wonderful surprise then to find out that passport renewals might require that I have to reprove my citizenship and resubmit original birth certificates.
Bully for you
by Joseph Gonzales - December 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Forgive the non-parent for not reacting the same way as some excitable parents and armchair jurors, but the naming and shaming of a troubled child ain't exactly my thing.
Love campaign
by Joseph Gonzales - December 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Love wins. Well, despite all the prayers and fervent well-wishes, even despite the messaging that emphasized and even capitalized on love, supposedly the planet's most powerful emotion - it didn't.
China hack
by Joseph Gonzales - November 25, 2018 - 12:00am
There have been many reactions to the selection of the third telecom player in the Philippines. After years of wrangling, bickering, and complaining, the country has finally gotten to the point of identifying the...
Healthy options
by Joseph Gonzales - October 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Do we need to know the details of the president's health? Perhaps, more precisely, do we have a right to know about it?
Armchair analysis
by Joseph Gonzales - September 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The announcement is out: the Judicial and Bar Council is again accepting nominations for the position of Supreme Court chief justice.
Hongky town
by Joseph Gonzales - September 23, 2018 - 12:00am
LGBT's in Hong Kong are being shaken and stirred by their judiciary, what with conflicting decisions issued by their courts.
Just flagging this
by Joseph Gonzales - September 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Wait. Policemen arresting moviegoers just because they didn't stand up during the national anthem? What is happening to this country?
Indifferent road to hell
by Joseph Gonzales - September 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The recent shooting of yet another mayor (the fifth!) brings yet another layer of disquiet and unease to formerly idyllic Cebu.
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