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Gina Lopez, open pit mining and water

I would say this Gina Lopez is a force of nature. You have to see it to believe it. I attended a session she had with a number of bloggers last week. Lopez had a number of things on her … Continue reading

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CHR: Good luck or bad luck? Who knows

The on-going discussion, debate and ad-hominems resulting from the House of Representatives decision to give the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) a 1000 peso budget reminds me of an old tale called the Farmer’s Story , which I first heard … Continue reading

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On calls for bloody revolt and revolution

Whenever I encounter discussions or even calls for bloody revolution wrapped in a cause nationalism or otherwise but always laced heavily with a romantic notjons; I remind myself of three things: The Terror (The French Revolution); Orwell s Animal Farm … Continue reading

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