Think Pieces presents the views, arguments, reflections and insights of Filipino scholars and educators on various topics of national interests and current events. The articles, essays and related resources in this page seek to encourage critical thinking and spark meaningful exchanges. Think Pieces is developed by the Philippine Social Science Council (PSSC) in cooperation with its member-organizations.
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Panic in the Pantry
Photo by Rappler A mechanism of mutual aid. The embodiment of bayanihan values. The spirit of volunteerism. These are just
After EDSA: Historical Revisionism and Other Factors That Led to the Marcoses’ Return
Thirty-five years since the Filipino people gathered along EDSA to oust the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his family, the
Vaccines in the Philippines: A research agenda for the social sciences
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has entered a phase in which political and public attention has moved to vaccination: What are
Social science professors cite stance on pending criminal justice bills at PSSC’s criminality conference
Two social science professors weighed in on recent legislative proposals to restore the death penalty and lower the age of
Listening to the Poor to Alleviate Poverty and Create Lives of Quality and Dignity
Understanding poverty—its reduction and eventual elimination—calls for going beyond narrow income or consumption measures or strictly economic analyses, to incorporating
WHAT TO MAP: Integrating Geographic Information into Disaster Risk Reduction and Management
Central to enhancing the adaptive capacities of local communities in relation to the occurrence of disasters is the promotion of