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#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, February 20-26, 2017

Feb 26, 2017 - 12:35 PM

Hello Here s a round up of videos from the past week that you need to watch

Pangilinan: 'Real change' lies in 'people power'

Feb 25, 2017 - 10:46 PM

I believe the war on drugs should be refocused [to] war on poverty to reach a developed nation status says Senator Francis Pangilinan

EDSA31. Senator Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan said in a forum on the commemoration of the 31st anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution that real change lies in the empowerment of the Filipino people

Duterte critics, supporters clash along EDSA

Feb 25, 2017 - 8:04 PM

A scuffle erupts after around 7 Duterte supporters arrive at a rally of thousands of Duterte critics near the People Power Monument

CLASH ALONG EDSA. Singer Jim Paredes confronts supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte along EDSA on February 25, 2017. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Palace on Marcos comparison: 'Duterte is his own person'

Feb 25, 2017 - 3:53 PM

Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella claims that dictator Ferdinand Marcos is not that iconic in the mind of the President

NEW MACOY? The Palace rejects comparisons of President Rodrigo Duterte to the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos. File photo by Marcelino Pascua/Presidential Photo

Leftist groups demand 'genuine change' on 31st EDSA anniversary

Feb 25, 2017 - 1:37 PM

Leftist groups ask President Rodrigo Duterte to fulfill his campaign promise to seal a peace deal with communist rebels

RESUME PEACE TALKS. Progressive groups call for the restoration of peace talks and the fulfilment of the government's promises on the 31st anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Cardinal Tagle to parishes: Hold People Power activities

Feb 24, 2017 - 6:09 PM

Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle makes this unprecedented move as the Duterte administration chooses to hold a low key celebration of People Power this year

TOP PRELATE. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle urges parishes in the Archdiocese of Manila to remember the EDSA People Power Revolution of February 1986. File photo courtesy of Veritas846.ph on Facebook

FULL TEXT: Archbishop Villegas' open letter to Cardinal Sin on EDSA

Feb 24, 2017 - 10:20 AM

4 days of bloodless revolution Wow Now 8 months of relentless killings of the poor in the name of change It is a nightmare Your Eminence It is a shame

MENTOR AND AIDE. The late Manila Archbishop Jaime Cardinal Sin (right) served as the mentor of then Father Socrates Villegas (left), now archbishop of Lingayen-Dagupan and president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines. File photo from CBCP