ANTONIO J. MONTALVAN II is a Mindanao anthropologist and ethnohistorian. He is a Ford Foundation scholar for the doctorate in anthropology on Mindanao Studies with the Mindanao Anthropology Consortium. Montalvan has written articles about Mindanao history and culture in academic journals.

Wanna Ver, Lorenzo Leviste, Robyn Remulla

If the son or daughter does the sins of the father or mother, the son or daughter also sins. That is the true meaning of the oft-quoted “sin of the father, sin of the son” reference lifted from the Bible.

How Marcos ill-gotten wealth extended to media

The best definition of news with a far-reaching social consequence is one offered by the American Press Institute: “Though it may be interesting or even entertaining, the foremost value of news is as a utility to empower the informed.”

Who let the dogs out?

Isko Moreno Domagoso went to his classy Manila Pen press conference bringing three things: his larger-than-life ego, the wrong mathematical formula, and a substantial checkbook.

People Power is here

I witnessed my first political rallies in the early 60s. Our house in Cagayan de Oro in Mindanao was in the vicinity of the community amphitheater where candidates would orate before the public to win electoral favor.