THE VOICE: CSOs as Cheering Squads

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/04 May) — Have CSOs (civil society organizations) in Mindanao reduced themselves to being cheering squads for the GPH-MILF (Government of the Philippines-Moro Islamic Liberation Front) in their… »

THE VOICE: Euphoria, Yin & Yang Over Agreements

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/30 March) — There’s just something about being euphoric that’s eerie.  We just can’t shake off our penchant for pomp and revelry like what we just witnessed over… »

THE VOICE: Nothing

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/24 July) — There’s nothing really in the 4th SONA that we have not heard about in the last twelve months. At least for those of us who… »

THE VOICE: Culture of Disaster Strikes Again

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/02 March)–Vans plying the Cotabato-Davao route are not fast-moving vehicles…they are low-flying coffins. Nobody’s really given a damn about it. Until now. Accounts abound as to how the… »

THE VOICE: Why Peace Campaigns Didn’t Work

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/03 December) — The title of this piece is supposed to be “Why Peace Campaigns Didn’t Work; Why It Still Doesn’t and Never Will”. I read with amusement… »

THE VOICE: Tatay-Nanay Tawagan Nila!

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/30 Nov) — I have always loved family in all shapes and sizes, economic status and types of crises.  But I’m never so sure if at first glance… »

PEACETALK: In the name of what? Hill 224 and the cycle of oppression

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews/15 August) —  Several actors figure prominently in this recent armed conflict: First and foremost is the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters or Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement who harassed… »

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