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2016 Elections Post-Mortem | FF Podcast

2016 Elections Post-Mortem | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about the results of the elections. We discuss “moving on” and the next steps for the Philippines during the new presidency.

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Candidate Duterte and the New President Syndrome | FF Podcast

Candidate Duterte and the New President Syndrome | FF Podcast

This week, we wrap up our election series with Candidate Rodrigo Duterte. We lay it all out in this final episode before the elections. We also talk about the New President Syndrome and why participating in politics doesn’t end on election day.

 

Links
https://www.hrw.org/report/2009/04/06/you-can-die-any-time/death-squad-killings-mindanao
http://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2016/apr/18/the-war-on-drugs-has-failed-time-to-stop-fighting-and-start-thinking
http://opinion.inquirer.net/94123/ones-walk-away-davao
https://youtu.be/kuq_uf9vN_8?t=59m50s

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Candidate Poe and Strategic Voting | FF Podcast

Candidate Poe and Strategic Voting | FF Podcast

This week, we continue our series on presidential candidates with Grace Poe. We talk about whether her inexperience is an asset or a problem. We also talk about voting strategically.

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Candidate Roxas and Whether Voting Changes Anything | FF Podcast

Candidate Roxas and Whether Voting Changes Anything | FF Podcast

This week, we continue our series on presidential candidates with Candidate Mar Roxas. We discuss whether Mar of the same is better and whether voting even changes anything.

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Candidate Binay and the Social Media Echo Chamber | FF Podcast

Candidate Binay and the Social Media Echo Chamber | FF Podcast

This week, we continue our series on presidential candidates with Candidate Jejomar Binay. We talk about what we learned during our interview with him. We also discuss whether social media accurately portrays the national sentiment towards politics.

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Candidate Santiago and the Duty to Vote | FF Podcast

Candidate Santiago and the Duty to Vote | FF Podcast

This week, we are starting a series on each presidential candidate, leading up to the May 9 elections. We start with Miriam Defensor-Santiago. We talk about her campaign and whether or not we have the duty to vote at all.

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The Climate is Changing! Is it Ethical to Have Kids? | FF Podcast

The Climate is Changing! Is it Ethical to Have Kids? | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about climate change and the environmental impact of having more children. We also discuss the stigma against women who choose to be child-free.

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Is Tagalog Appropriate for Debate? | FF Podcast

Is Tagalog Appropriate for Debate? | FF Podcast

Erratum: There are 57 million English speakers in the Philippines, while there are only 28 million native Tagalog speakers in the world.

This week, we talk about Teddy Locsin Jr.’s assertion that Tagalog should not be used during the presidential debates. We cut through the profanities to see if there’s any merit to his arguments.

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Are Women Equal in the Philippines? | FF Podcast

Are Women Equal in the Philippines? | FF Podcast

This week, we celebrate International Women’s Day with sociologist Nicole Curato. We talk about whether women are really equal in the Philippines and discuss the horrors of denied reproductive health care.

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Madonna and the Flag | FF Podcast

Madonna and the Flag | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about Madonna wearing the Philippine flag and receiving threats of banning from the Philippine government. We discuss whether the law is just and ask why Manny Pacquiao wore the flag without issue.

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Manny Pacquiao Says Gays Are Worse Than Animals

Manny Pacquiao Says Gays Are Worse Than Animals

This week, we talk about Manny Pacquiao calling gays and lesbians worse than animals.

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Is Sapiosexuality Real? | FF Podcast

Is Sapiosexuality Real? | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about the modern phenomenon of “sapiosexuality.” We discuss the merit of using the term and talk about a certain open love letter to TV host Atom Araullo.

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Iranian Eurotrip! | FF Podcast

Iranian Eurotrip! | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about the Iranian President’s visit to Europe. We compare his reception in Italy versus his cancelled lunch in France. We also talk about double standards for oppressive cultures.

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Does Christian Atheism Make Sense?

Does Christian Atheism Make Sense?

This week, we talk about Christian Atheism. We discuss whether it’s an oxymoron and consider the various ways Christianity has changed with the times.

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