By that time, I was already very much comfortable with Motime. I once used a famous Gramscian quote for the blog subheading: “pessimism of the intellect, optimism of the will.” For more than two years, the blog subheading was “mundane verses, whispering slogans, definitely mongrel thoughts.” Then I changed it into “disturbing fantasies, traumatic verses, definitely mongrel thoughts” which was inspired by my reading of Slavoj Zizek. Then I wrote some articles on education reform, Hacienda Luisita massacre and a survey of my habits as a rallyist. I prefer to rant about my views on various topics like traffic, global competitiveness, sex, and Joma Sison.
What was our immediate reaction when the first serious impeachment case was defeated in the Lower House? During the first half of 2007 I focused on the midterm elections. After the elections, I made numerous articles on human development topics: women legislative agenda, children welfare, kasambahay bill, affordable medicine, debt swap proposal, coping with AIDS, population bill and adolescent sexual health.
The annual meeting of the Speakers of Parliament of the Nordic-Baltic countries – known as the NB8 – will take place in Lillehammer on Tuesday 22 August.
The President of the Norwegian Parliament, Olemic Thommessen, is hosting the meeting in his home city.
Who are the deodorant boys of the Arroyo administration? I also wrote about the politics involved in estimating the size of rallies.
Curious about the names of various anti-Arroyo formations?