Posted at 01/22/2017 5:34 PM

LIBBY Copeland reviews Bill Schutt’s new book, Cannibalism, for Slate. We recall the cannibalism of the soccer team whose plane crashed in the Andes. In Stephen King’s The Shining there’s reference to the Donner party, which dined on each other when they were lost in a snowstorm.

OPINION: The final tally

Posted at 01/21/2017 1:24 AM

HEATHER Long in CNN gives the final tally—11.3 million jobs created under Obama. Obama added jobs for 75 straight months of his tenure. Ronald Reagan outdid him with 15.9 million jobs created.

OPINION: All things big and beautiful

In tonight's Teditorial, Teddy Locsin Jr. talks about the economic performance of the outgoing Obama administration and what the Philippines can learn from it.

OPINION:The evil done by do-gooders

Posted at 01/20/2017 12:02 AM

DO-GOODERS can be the worst. In the past year do-gooders, like the New York Times have been pouring scorn on freedom icon Aung San Suu Kyi for allowing the systematic state-sponsored mass rape and mass murder of Rohingyas—Punjabi Muslims who wandered southwest to where they settled in old Burma. What is being done to Rohingyas qualifies as genocide under Goldhagen’s standards in his book Worse than War.

OPINION: A Russian election in the U.S.

Posted at 01/19/2017 1:59 AM

Putin ordered cyber attack scheme to—no, not “to”—but that helped Trump beat Hillary, reported the New York Times. The chiefs of America’s intelligence agencies—CIA, FBI and NSA—went to his Tower to convey that intelligence to Trump. 


OPINION: It’s the economists, stupid

Posted at 01/19/2017 1:56 AM

In tonight's Teditorial, Teddy Locsin Jr. talks about President-elect Donald Trump's economic policies and why financial pundits have a reason to worry.

OPINION: Universal basic income

Teddy Locsin Jr. makes a case for universal basic income and why we should push hard for it.

OPINION: They are not smart

Teddy Locsin Jr. talks about the crisis in Aleppo and a foreign policy lesson for the Philippines. 

OPINION: Pushing hard

Teddy Locsin Jr. talks about pushing past your limits and fighting for what you stand for.

OPINION: A Russian election in the U.S.

In tonight’s Teditorial, Teddy Locsin Jr. talks about President-elect Donald Trump and Russia’s alleged involvement in the U.S. elections.