Monthly Archives: June 2009

Tuesday ∗ 09 Jun 2009

on The Male Voice

a version of this was published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer yesterday, June 8 2009, Arts and Books Section. It begins simply enough, with four chairs, four small tables, and two clothes racks onstage. The moment the actors begin the first monologue “I Am Man” though, it becomes clear that this is going to be more complex than that stage and its four actors. Because there is more to making a powerful and revolutionary play than just being inspired by… Continue reading »

Sunday ∗ 07 Jun 2009

what party(list)?

the list of congressmen who voted yes to the ConAss has been making the rounds of egoups and email inboxes. but more than giving us the names of those we MUST NOT VOTE FOR, i have found it more interesting, the partylist representatives and therefore organizations, that are part of this ‘wag iboto list. BRIONES, NICANOR M. AGAP Party list ESTRELLA, ROBERT RAYMUND M. ABONO Party List PABLO, ERNESTO C. APEC Party List SANTIAGO, NARCISO D. (III) ARC Party List VALDEZ,… Continue reading »

Wednesday ∗ 03 Jun 2009

HR1109, ConAss, ChaCha, GMA Forever? WTF!

It is everything and confusing, this whole enterprise of the Chacha or Charter Change. Because really, you listen to these congressmen and it seems like ChaCha isn’t related to a ConAss or Constituent Assembly isn’t related to GMA staying in power. And where is House Resolution 1109 – which was passed Tuesday night – in all of this? The ConAss is one of the ways through which changes to the 1987 charter or constitution may be made. The ConAss will… Continue reading »

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