Mong Palatino

blogging about the philippine left and southeast asian politics since 2004

About

@mongster is a manila-based activist, former philippine legislator, and blogger/analyst of asia-pacific affairs.

Pagbabago para sa Pilipino

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Talumpating binigkas sa UPIS kaninang hapon. Maraming change ngayon: Charter Change, Character Change, System Change, Sex Change, Change of Citizenship. Kayo, anong change ang gusto ninyo? Sa pangkalahatan, hangad natin ang pagbabago. Mga emperador at diktador lang ang may ayaw ng pagbabago. Dapat lang na manawagan tayo ng pagbabago; at inaasahan natin na kabataan ang […]

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a very lonely grandmother

Monday, July 6th, 2009

The lola in the Bayantel DSL ad is a very lonely person. Instead of being surrounded by her grandchildren, the lola is alone at her home. Like other lola, the Bayantel lola is craving attention from her family. But unlike most lola, the Bayantel lola is tech-savvy. She stages her dramatic appeal for affection by […]

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