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Manolo Quezon is #TheExplainer Newsletter - History and the National Divide

Manuel L. Quezon III
Manuel L. Quezon III
Last night and this morning two more pieces, the first, in Spot.ph identified the political divide in the Philippines and what the dividing line is. It’s not class or education, it’s whether one believes in protest rallies or not. In my column this week, the strange behavior of the VP-to-be, and what it says about the dynamics within the incoming ruling coalition.

Uncle future Speaker with nephew future Congressman
Uncle future Speaker with nephew future Congressman
The National Divide: a dissection
Spot.ph: One Country, Two Peoples
This week's The Long View:
The Long View: History in the making
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Manuel L. Quezon III
Manuel L. Quezon III @mlq3

I'm a columnist for the Philippine Daily Inquirer; an Editor at large at Spot.ph; I write on history, politics and culture; and I write speeches and have worked in political communications; and I used to broadcast (which is where The Explainer comes from); I also set up and maintain the Philippine Diary Project; this is a newsletter to keep readers abreast of what I've written, am writing, and think about what's going on as well as a way to expand topics and conversations on all sorts of issues. Ideally, this will come thrice weekly:
1. Every Monday: Electoral-Merry-Go Round, on the Road to the 2022 Presidential Elections
2. Every Wednesday or Thurday: My column, "The Long View" along with additional material/thoughts on the topic.
3. Passion Project Weekends: reviews and recommendations books, movies, and other things; updates on The Philippine Diary Project and other things I find interesting. If my podcast comes out, this is when I'd promote it.

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