Politics

The Rogue Recap – October 20-26, 2017

Just in time for Halloween, the Philippines is now under attack by diapers.

Journalism: Some Kinda Ugly

What drives an individual to seek–and report on–the truth, no matter how risky? Joel Pablo Salud on the rewarding vexation that is journalism

The Things They Carried

Returning to Mindanao, the land of her youth, Criselda Yabes talks to two young women who survive less-publicized but equally vicious gun battles in Tipo-Tipo...

The Final Hours of Jesse Robredo

On the afternoon of August 18, 2012, then DILG Secretary Jesse Robredo wanted nothing more than to be with family in Naga. But fate had...

SONA2017: Brillante Mendoza’s Latest Work is Horrifying

A review of the Filipino auteur’s most challenging, most provocative production since Kinatay

SONA2017: Raffy Lerma Hasn’t Stopped Covering the War on Drugs

While the declaration of martial law in Mindanao has diminished the noise over extrajudicial killings, Raffy Lerma, who shot the most famous photograph of President...

The Rogue Recap: July 14-20

We've become so numb.

SONA2017: Chel Diokno’s War on the War on Drugs

Attorney Jose Manuel Diokno takes a stand on behalf of thousands dead, and aims to help survivors through this recurrence of dark nights.