Be the guy in white.

I STUMBLED ON THIS VIDEO in one of the Facebook groups. It originated from a pro-Duterte, pro-BBM fake news website. The video itself is authentic (it isn’t staged), but it has no backstory. Watch it and draw your own conclusions. The violence is distressing. In fact, it’s traumatizing. But there’s laughter in the background, and

Retrospective

CHAM CLOWDER turns one year old today. In a year, I have reflected on commercialism at Yuletide, the Mamasapano debacle, the Bangsamoro Basic Law, challenges to the environment, issues of patriotism and national sovereignty, government inefficiency, traffic, the changing cultural and social milieu, various personal intimations, some reminiscences, and of course, politics. As a matter