The Contrarian Journal Blog

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Thank You, President Aquino

In a noteworthy scene in a not so prominent film titled, “The Emperor’s Club”, the protagonist portrayed by Kevin Kline – a teacher in this story – poses this question to his history students:...

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Marcos Lives On

The idea of a ‘perfect crime’ is a common motif in many Stephen King stories, yet even in his fictional world such schemes are often upended by an error that foils the perpetrators in...

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The Rise of Europe’s Right

Europe has traditionally conducted their politics on the left-wing of the spectrum. Ranging from their social policies to their economic polices, European policy has always been described to be progressive or left-leaning ever since the...

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The End of Fireworks

Filipinos boast having the best Christmas season in the world, citing an extended vacation period, ostentatious preparations for the Christmas eve dinner and the pompous display of Christmas lights that guarantees no one would...