Starting my birthday week right with a story that is very close to my heart.
I was a freshman doing a story for Matanglawin Ateneo on the SM Workers’ strike. There I was sitting on a curb surrounded by the picketers. As I listened to their stories, the gravity of the injustice done to them burst my sheltered Atenean bubble.
It was a turning point in my life and a decade later, here I am, still doing what my 18-year old self wanted to do — help end the injustice in any way I can.
Full story here: http://www.rappler.com/business/features/131422-philippines-labor-contractualization-endo-human-nature