Common sense
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - July 11, 2020 - 12:00am
The incendiary pamphlet, Common Sense, argued for independence from England and is widely credited to have influenced the 18th century American Revolution.
Frontliners no more
by Atty. Ernest Maceda - July 4, 2020 - 12:00am
Reliance on local government units has been underscored throughout the length of government’s response to this pandemic.
Looming gloom
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - June 27, 2020 - 12:00am
If our IATF has been resolute with its health and non-pharmaceutical interventions, when it comes to school opening, we see them wavering. The optic of Secretary Duque contradicting the President was odd.
In extremis
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - June 20, 2020 - 12:00am
The government’s response to the pandemic and to the threat of terrorist action are the most vivid illustrations of the Faustian bargains they face in the effort to contain threats to our overall safety and...
The temerity of independence
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - June 13, 2020 - 12:00am
The Bayanihan Act expired last week or will on June 25 per its own sunset provision.
Gratis et amore
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - June 6, 2020 - 12:00am
National government enabled, local government unit led.
Attack panic
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - May 30, 2020 - 12:00am
The Economist tagged us at 6th of 66 emerging countries in financial strength.
Raising the bar
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - May 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Our health workers COVID-19 infection rate is one of the highest in the world. In our region, WHO-Western Pacific comprising 37 nations (including China), the average is two to three percent.
Bursting bubbles
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - May 16, 2020 - 12:00am
Burt Bachrach asked what do you get when you fall in love?
A sporting chance
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - May 9, 2020 - 12:00am
There is a public backlash against the order for ABS-CBN to cease and desist its broadcasting operations.
No quarantining the law
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - May 2, 2020 - 12:00am
The lockdown has robbed our students of learning opportunities?
Information paradox
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - April 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Futures thinker James Naisbitt envisioned a shift from a post industrial society to one where information was the basic resource and major industry.
If you don’t fit, then you must quit
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - April 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Our column title paraphrases one of popular culture’s most famous mottos – straight from the trial of O.J. Simpson and the ill fitting glove – in referencing the Senate’s call for the resignation...
While Rome burned
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - April 4, 2020 - 12:00am
“We know how to bring the economy back to life. What we do not know is how to bring people back to life.”
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - March 28, 2020 - 12:00am
Day 13. We stay home, keep our distance and wait. Outside, the uncertainty can be smothering.
Buying time
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - March 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Day 6 in lockdown. Lessen person to person contact and we lessen the spread.
Whole of society
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - March 14, 2020 - 12:00am
The President’s handling of the national response to COVID-19 has evoked a spectrum of commentary.
Never in modern history
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - March 7, 2020 - 12:00am
In the City of Costa Mesa, California, a hotly anticipated showdown was avoided when the Federal Department of Health and Human Services decided against using the State owned Fairview Developmental Center as quarantine...
Crash landing on who?
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - February 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Those soap operas we’ve been binge watching on our smart phones, tablets, laptops?
The long goodbye
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - February 22, 2020 - 12:00am
The legislative calendar has Congress adjourning on March 14, 2020.
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