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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 Peak of Dissatisfaction

  • Monday, 02 March 2015 01:51

When we relieve the events of EDSA 29 years ago, we wonder why this country remains growth laggard with so many poor people, with a handful of unemployed, with lawless and terror networks continuing to increase and with democracy not delivering its promise of a bright future for the country.

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Credibility and Reform Go Together

  • Friday, 20 February 2015 10:45

The calls for the President to step down before 2016 are mounting, following his supposed participation in the Mamasapano incident, which led to the death of the government’s 44 PNP-SAF troopers. In fact, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago disclosed a coup d’état plot of some groups to forcibly removed the President from office. The National Transformation Council has called on the people to once again flock EDSA and has called almost everyone in government to resign amidst allegations of electoral fraud, dating back to 2010 and 2013.

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Hope on Justice: Trust in Karma over Courts

  • Tuesday, 10 February 2015 02:26

Other than justice being a topic at this time, the more important question is- is it possible? Is it achievable? Is it even going to be served within our lifetimes?

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Road to 2016: A True Leader Who Lives in our Time

  • Friday, 19 December 2014 03:47

I will be very honest here- nobody among the crop of names being floated as candidates are the transcendent, rock star, once-in-a-lifetime types. These are the names we've come to hear and experience.

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The Differences or None at All

  • Monday, 01 December 2014 00:00

If you look at the events that have shocked the Senate grounds in recent months- the PDAF Scam, the Disbursement Acceleration Program and now, another inquiry in aid of legislation.

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The Irony of Support for Gilas Pilipinas

  • Tuesday, 30 September 2014 00:00

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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