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Aaron De Leon

Shares compelling reasons why youth engagement in political and socio-civic affairs is fashionable and trendy. Seeks to present and spark new thought provokiing ideas on the  importance of ideology in today's modern world.

The Irony of Support for Gilas Pilipinas

  • Friday, 05 September 2014 04:18

In a spate of unexpected series of events in the last week, the Philippine National Team in Basketball, also known as Gilas Pilipinas, has sent shockwaves throughout the Basketball World in its recently concluded stint in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball currently being held in Spain.

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Slow Moving

  • Friday, 22 August 2014 05:50

The slow movement of our transport system and the slow progress and development of our people economically- they are only indicative of a much bigger problem, which is a slow moving country.

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Are We Really Better Off under PNoy’s term?

  • Friday, 08 August 2014 01:58

The SONA has always been a spectacle of what administrations have been able to do and no President will ever face the people and tell them that we failed to do these things and we failed in certain areas.

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A Societal Lesson from the Journey of the Grand Slam Champion San Mig Mixers

  • Wednesday, 16 July 2014 00:00

After personally witnessing history as the SanMig Super Coffee Mixers clinched for only the 5th time a trifecta victory in the 3 Conferences of the PBA's 39th Season, it occurred to me that the events, struggles and victories that came along with this triumph can somehow mirror the kind of attitude and value a lot of us can emulate in order to have a successful society.

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Stalled Development

  • Monday, 07 July 2014 03:15

Four and a half years into the term of the Aquino administration, despite the projected and portrayed economic development by some experts and by the talking heads of Malacanang, we are still a people wanting of "inclusive", "trickled down" or "intestinally felt" growth. These are all concepts which are shared by some economic and political experts, all of which are legitimate but do not fully capture the type of growth and development the country needs at this time.

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Pagpasa ay Di Biro Isang Mensahe para sa mga Magsisipagtapos

  • Friday, 28 March 2014 01:48

Ang nakaambang pagtatapos ng ating mga mag-aaral ngayong Marso'y hindi lamang para sa mga mag-aaral na tatanggap ng mga natatanging parangal dahil sa kanilang mga matataas na marka't natatanging kagalingan sa loob ng silid aralan.

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The Politics of Awareness and Involvement

  • Tuesday, 18 March 2014 03:45

If you happen to observe the goings on in Social Media, the discussions in the many side streets of Metro Manila and the talk of the town amongst many communities, you’d think that most of our countrymen are actually into the political occurrences in the country.

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WHAT I CAN DO FOR MY AILING COUNTRY? A Message for the Filipino Youth

  • Tuesday, 21 January 2014 00:00

Ilang beses na ba kayong napagalitan, nahuling nagdaldalan habang may nagsasalita, nakitang nangongopya,  o di naman kaya’y sumagot sa inyong mga propesor at guro sa iskwela?

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Whole Sale Reform, Not Half Baked

  • Tuesday, 26 November 2013 01:38

In the past few days, we have had encouraging developments in the political landscape. The Supreme Court, by a vote of 14-0, declared the Priority Development Assistance (PDAF) or more commonly known as “pork barrels” unconstitutional. Ironically, in an unexpected turn of events, the House of Representatives Committee on Suffrage and Electoral Reform passed the consolidated bill that seeks to limit the political power exerted by individual families via the “Anti Political Dynasty Act of 2013.”

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