TODAY'S OPINION HEADLINES

LEADER OR BLUFFER? | How the President can send the Americans packing as early as April 15, 2017 Mon, Oct 10, 2016, 12:02 PM | Walden Bello*, Special to InterAksyon.com

COCKTALES | Manila's glitterati form a new social club for select 600 Fri, Oct 21, 2016, 8:27 AM | Victor C. Agustin

MARIE YUVIENCO | Oops, I Won't Do It Again Mon, Oct 3, 2016, 12:28 PM | Marie Yuvienco

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COMMENTARY | The terrifying lessons of the Philippines’ ‘vigilante president’ 7:19 am | Peter Apps, Reuters COMMENTARY | The terrifying lessons of the Philippines’ ‘vigilante president’What the Philippines reminds us is just how short a journey it might be to really tear up some of the most basic rules which had been seen as underpinning a civilized society. Worse still, it can even be popular.

MARIE YUVIENCO | De Lima and Dayan: Worst case scenarios 6:31 am | Marie Yuvienco MARIE YUVIENCO | De Lima and Dayan: Worst case scenariosHow vexing it must be for Senator de Lima to watch her former lover betray her and humiliate her by tattling on live television. She only has herself to blame, however.

COMMENTARY | Kung Ngayon Nabuhay si Bonifacio … 10:19 am | Lourd de Veyra COMMENTARY | Kung Ngayon Nabuhay si Bonifacio …Amid the fierce debates about historical revisionism sparked by the dictator Ferdinand Marcos' burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani and the politics of the day, we are posting this timely piece by TV5's Lourd de Veyra.

COCKTALES | Lucio Tan to build new PNB tower on Buendia parking lot 8:16 am | Victor C. Agustin COCKTALES | Lucio Tan to build new PNB tower on Buendia parking lotTaipan Lucio Tan plans is said to have commissioned the renowned US architectural firm, KPF, for the planned multi-billion redevelopment, possibly to relocate the corporate headquarters of the Philippine National Bank there.

STATEMENT | Never again | Bayan on #BlackFriday 7:46 am | Renato Reyes Jr., Bagong Alyansang Makabayn STATEMENT | Never again | Bayan on #BlackFridayIt is not enough that Duterte allow the holding of protests against the burial. More importantly, he should listen to the people's rage. He should understand their deep resentment of the dictator and their opposition to his rehabilitation.

COCKTALES | Mang Inasal fails to stop Ma'am Inasal from cracking business 7:33 am | Victor C. Agustin COCKTALES | Mang Inasal fails to stop Ma\Mang Inasal founder Edgar Sia II has failed to stop the trademark registration of Ma'am Inasal crackers despite the latter allegedly copying the name and even colors of his famous roast chicken restaurant chain.

EDITORIAL | Make them regret it 8:17 pm | InterAksyon.com EDITORIAL | Make them regret itAround that plot will erupt a battle to create a symbol. Of what? Of moving on or of refusing to budge? When the day comes, will you go to the gravesite? What will you bring? Flowers? Candles? Or things less fragrant?

STATEMENT | 7 years after Ampatuan: End impunity. Justice now! 7:53 am | National Union of Journalists of the Philippines STATEMENT | 7 years after Ampatuan: End impunity. Justice now!Seven years after Ampatuan, we fear that the worst is yet to come and the seekers of truth will be faced with ever more danger from those who see our work as anathema to their pursuit of an order built not on compassion but brute force.

MEL STA.MARIA | Why the Marcos burial may spark another people'€™s movement 11:52 am | Mel Sta. Maria MEL STA.MARIA | Why the Marcos burial may spark another people\The dictator Ferdinand Marcos was an extraordinary and brilliant human being who brazenly ravaged our economy, destroyed our democratic institutions and blatantly savaged many people’s civil and human rights using the powers and instrumentalities of the government.

COCKTALES | Ayala jacks up Fort condo prices amid slowing market 7:27 am | Victor C. Agustin COCKTALES | Ayala jacks up Fort condo prices amid slowing marketWhile malls and car companies hold pre-Christmas promos to goose sales amid the cutthroat environment, Ayala Land is doing the exact opposite: It is raising the prices of its twin yet-to-be-built premium condominiums in the Fort.

COCKTALES | Taguig judge dismisses 'nuisance suit' filed by ex-partners of The Firm 9:10 am | Victor C Agustin COCKTALES | Taguig judge dismisses \The Taguig Regional Trial Court dismisses the intra-corporate case filed by the Cruz Marcelo and Tenefrancia law firm against their former colleagues for being a 'nuisance suit.'

PAHAYAG | Si Marcos ay Hindi Bayani! 8:21 am | Concerned Artists of the Philippines PAHAYAG | Si Marcos ay Hindi Bayani!Pinawalang saysay ng Korte Suprema at administrasyong Duterte ang mahabang kasaysayan ng pagpupunyagi at paglaban ng mamamayan laban sa diktadurang US-Marcos. Ibinasura hindi lamang ang tagumpay ng pagpapatalsik sa diktadura kundi itinapon maging ang kadakilaan ng mga bayani.

ANALYSIS | How Obama’s legacy lost the elections for Hillary 6:24 am | Walden Bello ANALYSIS | How Obama’s legacy lost the elections for HillaryHillary had her share of problems, but they were not enough to kill her chances in the elections. What really sunk her was her running on the economic legacy of Obama, which was one of unremitting failure.