Power without wisdom


To expect the United States not to attack Iraq would be to believe the impossible. It has massed and is continuing to position troops that could number as many as 150,000 in the Gulf region, prepared its military bases to support an attack, enlisted the cooperation of countries like Turkey to allow the use of the latter

Population and poverty


The Catholic Church is of course correct. Population control is not the solution to poverty.

The solution is elsewhere: in the reform and even dismantling of the unjust economic and social structures of society, which in many cases cannot be achieved without the transfer of political power from one class to another



Commemorated on January 20, when Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr. swore then-Vice President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo into the presidency, the second anniversary of People Power 2 this year occurred less than three weeks after Mrs. Arroyo