OPINION | What does it mean to be a feminist? 11:46 am | Daisy Diamante, InterAksyon.com OPINION | What does it mean to be a feminist?New York-based Daisy Diamante, former head of the research team of the defunct TODAY newspaper, reacts to the inspiring speech of Emma Watson before the United Nations, as well as the disparaging images of women that assaulted her.

FOCUS | Philippines in a new era of global uncertainty 1:31 pm | Cesar Polvorosa Jr., InterAksyon.com FOCUS | Philippines in a new era of global uncertaintyWhat can Philippine businesses do in this new era of uncertainty? Canada-based economics professors offer 6 pieces of advice.

Air strikes won't disrupt Islamic State's real safe haven, social media 7:03 am | Rita Katz, director, SITE Institute Air strikes won\The Internet has largely sustained the jihadist movement since 9/11. With this powerful tool, jihadists coordinate actions, share information, recruit new members and propagate their ideology.

COCKTALES | Police raid Dasma house as Carlos siblings fight over ailing matriarch's home 10:19 am | Victor C. Agustin COCKTALES | Police raid Dasma house as Carlos siblings fight over ailing matriarch\Police from Camp Crame have raided the Dasmarinas Village home of the ailing mother of Ramos-era Tourism Secretary Vicente Carlos as the inheritance feud among the Carlos siblings worsened.

OPINION | The US may still be fighting in Syria in 2024, 2034, 2044 ... 1:00 pm | Jack Shafer, Reuters OPINION | The US may still be fighting in Syria in 2024, 2034, 2044 ...The enemies of America's enemies are not automatically America's friends; and even America's friends, which can be permissive about the flow of money to Al Qaeda, aren't necessarily America's friends either.

Full text of President Aquino's speech at UN Climate Summit 2014 4:19 am | InterAksyon.com The following is the full text of President Benigno Aquino III's speech at the United Nations Climate Summit at the UN headquarters in New York City on September 23, 2014.

VIDEO | Emma Watson invites men to join gender equality campaign: It's your issue too 10:05 am | InterAksyon.com VIDEO | Emma Watson invites men to join gender equality campaign: It\The following is the speech by UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson at a special event for the HeForShe campaign, United Nations Headquarters, New York, 20 September 2014, posted at the UN website.

ON 'HOOLIGAN' INCIDENT | An Isko's take: Abad and the nature of struggle for change 9:15 am | Juan Carlo Castro, Contributor ON \This piece is from Juan Carlo Castro's Facebook post. He gave InterAksyon.com permission to re-post it. Juan Carlo Castro describes himself as "a humanist and a lover of knowledge, wisdom, and dogs. He has been a scholar of the state for ten years, and a player of Civilization for 18."

JESSICA ZAFRA | The Perils of Being a Writer, Part 1 6:37 pm | JESSICA ZAFRA JESSICA ZAFRA | The Perils of Being a Writer, Part 1A country of 100 million people, and a book that sells 5,000 copies is considered a bestseller. Our culture just isn't into books, no matter how many teenagers you spot toting the latest dystopian young adult title.

NOW YOU SEE IT, NOW YOU DON'T | A photography lesson, courtesy of Torre de Manila 6:01 pm | Bernard Testa, InterAksyon.com NOW YOU SEE IT, NOW YOU DON\Sen. Cayetano's photos show the still incomplete building prominently at the backdrop of the Rizal Monument. DMCI's latest releases seem to belie and discredit the senator's 'photobomb' pictures, suggesting these were manipulated. Who - or whose camera - is telling the truth?

COCKTALES | Closed Mandarin opened doors for displaced staffers 11:54 am | Victor C. Agustin COCKTALES | Closed Mandarin opened doors for displaced staffersThe Manila Mandarin may have closed its doors, but the luxury hotel opened quite a number of wider, career-enhancing entrances for its displaced executives.

PNOY REMEMBERS | 'Boston as haven from persecution of dictatorship' 11:44 am | President Benigno Aquino III PNOY REMEMBERS | \This is the speech the President delivered on 21 September 2014, the 42nd year of Martial Law, at the Robsham Theater in Boston College, Massachusetts. InterAksyon.com is publishing the part about his recollections of their stay in the US as exiles during the Marcos dictatorship.

MARIE YUVIENCO | Definition of Terms: Can the BBL Overcome a Constitutional Challenge? 9:49 am | Marie Yuvienco MARIE YUVIENCO | Definition of Terms: Can the BBL Overcome a Constitutional Challenge?If Congress enacts the Bangsamoro Basic Law, the interesting question will be whether the BBL will overcome a constitutional challenge.