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Keithley: Life and death of a fighter

June Keithley: The voice that sparked the first peaceful people power revolution in the world. INQUIRER PHOTO/JOAN BONDOC

When Edsa ’86 heroine June Keithley was finally called by God at exactly 6:45 p.m. on Sunday, she heaved a big, long sigh, with her head on one side, resting gently on a pillow.

Posted: November 27th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Credit goes to Filipinos as the real heroes of Edsa ’86


Edsa looked like this—a vast multitude of civilians thronging the avenue to protect the rebels headquartered in Crame and Aguinaldo. The proximate causes of their gathering were the mobilization of Butz Aquino’s peer network and the appeal of Cardinal Sin on Radio Veritas to the national audience. But why did the people come?

Posted: February 27th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Sin, grace under pressure

Jaime Cardinal Sin

The young aide was stunned when Jaime Cardinal Sin picked up the phone and called the Church-run Radio Veritas to broadcast an appeal on the night of Feb. 22, 1986.

Posted: February 22nd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »