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By BENJIE OLIVEROS Analysis Bulatlat.com MANILA — He has been hinting it ever since he made himself visible again by embarking on provincial sorties. Thus, when former president Joseph “Erap” Estrada announced, at the end of a 30-minute speech, that he would run for president again, nobody was surprised. Every one was expecting it even…

Former Philippines President Joseph Ejercito Estrada answers question from a panelist during the Millenium Developement Goals (MDG) Leaders’ Forum held in Makati City on Oct. 14. Recently, Estrada has made known his intention to run for president in next year’s election. He is expected to make a “formal declaration” this afternoon in Tondo during the…

Ang skandalo ay paratihang nandito. Hindi ito nawawala, bagkus ito nga ang katangian ng sinumang presidente bilang pagsipat sa mas malakihang krisis sa bansa. Normal ang skandalo. Abnormal ang kawalan nito. Sa pagkakataon ni Arroyo, ang skandalo ay nagiging malaking bitak sa pambansang krisis, na siyang makakapagdulot ng skandalo, na tulad kina Marcos at Estrada,…

May korelasyon ang pisikal na pangangatawan at panghawak sa pambansang kapangyarihan. Kailangang magsimbolo ang pangangatawan ng presidente bilang pinakamatayog at makapangyarihan sa bansa. Kailangan itong sumabay sa kinetisismo ng posisyon—parating laman ng quad-media araw-araw, kayang pagsabayin ang pagninang sa kasal ng anak ng kaibigang politiko, pakikipaglamay, at pamumuno sa disaster-relief operation ng super-typhoon, kayang nasa…

Jose Miguel “Mike” Arroyo’s name cropped up in a corruption scandal once again. It has barely been a week since the Sandiganbayan found Joseph Estrada guilty of plunder and a scandal has erupted again involving the husband of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. BY BENJIE OLIVEROS Analysis Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 33 September 23-29, 2007 Jose Miguel…

While the new media necessitates the rethinking of the current practice of review and classification in television and film, what proves to be more important at this point is to expose how the current administration resorts to de facto censorship of contrary views through agencies like the MTRCB. By DANILO ARAÑA ARAO Bulatlat.com Review and…