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[People] The Tyranny of Global Finance By Walden Bello

The Tyranny of Global Finance By Walden Bello January 19, 2016 Against all expectations, financial capital has emerged even stronger after the financial crisis having staved off regulation and putting the blame on public spending. But its victory is likely a pyrrhic one as a new crisis looms, one in which the global public could…

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[People] The joy of child freedom by Fr. Shay Cullen

The joy of child freedom Fr. Shay Cullen This was a very happy Christmas and New Year celebration for the 70 children, boys and girls IN THE PREDA children’s homes in Zambales. They are recovering and finding a new life. The boys are from the ages of nine to 15 years old and have been…

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[People] Justice where are you ? by Fr. Shay Cullen

Justice where are you ? Fr. Shay Cullen. Lady Justice is pictured blindfolded holding a scales and a sword. That needs to be changed. She needs to be seen as a clear eyed loving mother protecting children. Maria 10 years-old was raped by the live-partner of her mother. With the help of good neighbors and…

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[People] The folly of our ‘freedom’ by Fr. Shay Cullen

The folly of our ‘freedom’ Fr. Shay Cullen June 13, 2015 Freedom can mean many things. On Independence Day, what is remembered and celebrated is freedom from colonial rule, from occupation by another nation. Some politicians and nationalists celebrate it as the “granting of Independence,” as if it was a gift that was bestowed by…

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[People] The injustice of it all by Fr. Shay Cullen

The injustice of it all by Fr. Shay Cullen, PREDA June 05, 2015 What is the state of justice in the Philippines? Has corruption eroded the once noble profession, is justice really for sale. There are just and honest judges, lawyers and prosecutors but many more are corrupt bribe takers. A Judge in Olongapo City…

[People] CHR’s Personnel Arising Against “Midnight” Appointment of Executive Director by Commissioners Rosales, Cardona and Dela Cruz -by Max De Mesa

Commission on Human Rights’ Personnel Arising Against “Midnight” Appointment of Executive Director by Commissioners Rosales, Cardona and Dela Cruz April 25, 2015 The arising of more than 100 personnel to register their strong protest against an appointment to the institution’s adjudged as done in “indecent haste” augers well for a renewal of good governance in…

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[People] The love that can change the world by Fr. Shay Cullen

The love that can change the world. Holy Week 2015 by Fr. Shay Cullen. What brought about the shameful torture, humiliation and excruciating execution, as a criminal on a Roman cross is what we need to ask and answer everyday not just during Holy Week. Hundreds of thousands of true Christians around the world suffer…