Discussion flow
by Joseph T. Gonzales - February 9, 2020 - 12:00am
I’m supposed to be giving a speech in front of high school students this week. Not just any high school --this is an elite all-girls Catholic school.
Chat risk
by Joseph T. Gonzales - January 26, 2020 - 12:00am
I knew it. WhatsApp keeps assuring us its line is secure, and encrypted “end-to-end”, and that we can have private messages within the platform.
Vocab lessons
by Joseph Gonzales - January 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Collins Dictionary has bestowed “climate strike” with the distinction of being the word of the year (although those are actually two words).
Tempting trouble
by Joseph T. Gonzales - January 12, 2020 - 12:00am
A gay Jesus?
Greed control
by Joseph Gonzales - January 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Grab has us grabbed by the...mobile device.
Annual retreat
by Joseph Gonzales - December 29, 2019 - 12:00am
In Siem Reap, I was speaking to a Danish couple about the world in general. For some reason, the conversation veered towards the increasing polarization we were observing.
Plot twist
by Joseph Gonzales - December 22, 2019 - 12:00am
J.K. Rowling is mixed up. On one hand, she stands for many principled beliefs, like racial harmony and sex equality.
Channeling Greta
by Joseph T. Gonzales - December 15, 2019 - 12:00am
It’s a good sign that the companies responsible for producing packaging that eventually ends up as litter are now trying to address the environmental damage from so much plastic.
Switching off. Or on.
by Joseph T. Gonzales - December 8, 2019 - 12:00am
There's a new Asian trend - and it's making men obsolescent.
Eco-anxiety issues
by Joseph T. Gonzales - December 1, 2019 - 12:00am
I just got diagnosed.
Gift giving season
by Joseph Gonzales - November 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Still on waste. There is a powerful article titled “The Gift of Death” published by the Guardian in 2012 about “pathological consumption” that’s been making rounds in social media.
Cold comfort
by Joseph T. Gonzales - November 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Here are more members of the Bar that will spawn more of those awful lawyer jokes.
Conduct report
by Atty. Joseph Gonzales - November 10, 2019 - 12:00am
As we have seen over the past three mind-numbing years since fake news became the drug of choice for opportunists and power-brokers, the erudition and civility that we normally take for granted as marking public...
Poppin’ plastic
by Joseph Gonzales - November 3, 2019 - 12:00am
It was after I visited an art exhibit in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, which featured plastic particles found inside the stomachs of birds and fish, that I started becoming more conscious of plastic consumption.
Lessons from a martyr
by Joseph Gonzales - October 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Accolades, left and right, front and center, rained down when the news came roaring round that activist Carlos Celdran had passed away at the young age of 47.
Jailed at the museum
by Joseph T. Gonzales - October 6, 2019 - 12:00am
People close to me know that aside from a legal career, I have been diverting my attentions to the field of art.
American ban
by Joseph Gonzales - September 29, 2019 - 12:00am
Time for a lot of Philippine officials to whisk off to America.
Make-up tips
by Joseph Gonzales - September 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Justin Trudeau's dashing good looks and my own fanhood aside, I find this new issue of him wearing blackface (and brownface) ridiculous.
Typhoon Tirade
by Joseph Gonzales - September 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Typhoon Marilyn is upon us. "Marilyn?" You might ask. Since when did 'Marilyn' become a Filipino name?
Croak for help
by Joseph T. Gonzales - September 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Tell me it's not true. Local officials releasing poisonous toads into our rivers, in the mistaken attempt to address dengue?
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