Gideon Lasco - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Gideon Lasco


Whose EDSA? A reflection on the (failed) promises of ‘People Power’

Feb 27, 2017 - 9:07 AM

Like an audience of a ‘teleserye’ with no control over the plot spectatorship is our default mode of involvement What EDSA represents is the hope that such passivity has not always been the case

POWER OF WE. Former President Noynoy Aquino joins the thousands gather at the People Power Monument. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Politics as an opium of the masses

Feb 19, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Imagined or real politicians can also intoxicate people s minds by giving them a sense of unity and purpose a master narrative for what s happening today and a vision of a better tomorrow

This is not a bad dream

Nov 09, 2016 - 11:35 PM

Perhaps by sincerely trying to understand the views of the Marcos loyalist the Trump fan the Brexiter and the many other groups around the world with pent up grievances we may yet avert far worse catastrophes

TRUMP. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump acknowledges supporters after speaking at a campaign event at the Eisenhower Hotel in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on October 22, 2016. File photo by Mandel Ngan/ AFP

Matangos o pango: Picking one’s nose in the Philippines

Oct 12, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Lasco: Colonialism changed the way we looked at our faces and noses

Do we have the right to modify our bodies?

Oct 03, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Gideon Lasco: How far can we modify our body parts and bodily features?

Would you walk the entire EDSA? Some people just did

Oct 27, 2015 - 12:14 PM

The 21 3 kilometer walk draws a large crowd of participants from a variety of professions It is organized by the Manila hub of the Global Shapers Community a global network of sustainability advocates

Graphics from Global Shapers PH.