May 27, 2024

Satan Versus the Jews?

  By David Haldane May 27, 2024     I’ve never been a Greta Thunberg fan. Back in 2019, when the then-teenage Swedish activist achieved overnight […]
May 20, 2024

Can America Be Trusted?

By David Haldane May 20, 2024     It’s a painful question. Especially for an American who wants, more than anything, to take pride in his […]
May 13, 2024

DeJa Vu: I was an Outside Agitator at Columbia in 1971

  By David Haldane May 13, 2024     The only thing unusual about the call was that it came so early. “Good morning, comrade,” said […]
May 10, 2024

The Homelamnd I’ve Never Seen

By David Haldane May 9, 2024     My late Uncle Joe had a saying he liked to use. “Scratch a goy,” he’d say, “you got […]
April 1, 2024

A Dead Man’s Cap

By David Haldane April 1, 2024     The closest I’ve ever been to a violent Filipino revolutionary was wearing his cap. It happened three years […]
March 11, 2024

Zamboanga Reimagined

By David Haldane March 11, 2024     Hanging out at the mall. That’s how thousands of Zamboaguenos spend their weekends these days. You see them […]
February 12, 2024

Friends in Germany

By David Haldane Feb. 12, 2024     It felt like a tropical breeze. President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. recently announced a trip to Germany in March. […]
January 15, 2024

The Winding Road to Zamboanga

By David Haldane Jan. 15, 2024   We should have been there by now. We should have grabbed a flight the day after Christmas and enjoyed […]
January 1, 2024

Redefining Aggression

By David Haldane   Jan. 1, 2024       It felt like a punch in the gut. The Philippines, my favorite country and historically a […]
November 23, 2023

One-Sided News

By David Haldane Nov. 23, 2023     I had just put the finishing touches on a three-minute video presentation for an annual gathering of would-be […]
November 16, 2023

Hitler on Lazada

By David Haldane Nov. 16, 2023   It felt like someone had yanked out my kidneys. Unable to sleep, I’d opened my cell phone to Facebook […]
November 2, 2023

Tension

By David Haldane Nov. 2, 2023     The revelation came while I lay leveled on the pavement. Thirty seconds earlier, I’d been speeding home on […]