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Opinion: Letting go of power

December 20, 2012


The attempt to mount a “people power” of sorts in the premises of the Capitol in defense of suspended Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia was a timely exercise of clout but not likely to last. The massing of hundreds of barangay health workers, hastily brought in by busloads from different Cebu towns to the Capitol social hall […]

‘People Power to erupt if SC stops impeach trial’

February 25, 2012


A FORMER human rights lawyer said another People Power revolt may erupt in the aftermath of the Senate impeachment trial. Democrito Barcenas believed people will once again converge on the streets if the Supreme Court (SC) stops the impeachment proceedings against Chief Justice Renato Corona. “I don’t think people will not rise (if a temporary […]