Monthly Archives: July 2008

INTERVIEW OF LUIS JALANDONI, National Democratic Front, Philippines: Re-visiting the People’s Tribunal


JUDGEMENT AT THE HAGUE: U.S. IMPERIALISM & ARROYO REGIME IN THE PHILIPPINES ON TRIAL BEFORE THE PERMANENT PEOPLE’S TRIBUNAL (March 2007) With an interview of Luis Jalandoni, representative of the National Democratic Front-Philippines Negotiating Panel On February 21, Professor Philip … Continue reading

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ON GENOCIDE: THE U.S. RECORD IN THE PHILIPPINES


U.S. GENOCIDE IN THE PHILIPPINES AND THE URGENT NEED TO PREVENT ITS REPETITION Lest people forget, the U.S. ruling class today, since the end of the Cold War and the beginning of the Gulf War, has been deeply mired in … Continue reading

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TOWARD THE VICTORY OF THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC REVOLUTION


RECAPITULATING THE  SINGULARITY OF THE NATIONAL LIBERATION  STRUGGLE  IN A MORIBUND U.S. NEOCOLONY by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. When U.S. occupation troops in Iraq continued to suffer casualties every day after the war officially ended, academics and journalists began in … Continue reading

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TOWARD INTERNATIONALISM


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U.S. IMPERIAL TERROR AND “POST-COLONIAL” GLOBALIZATION


POSTCOLONIAL  CUL-DE-SAC  AND THE RETURN OF U.S. IMPERIAL TERROR E. SAN JUAN, Jr. A few months before his death, Edward Said, arguably the founding “patriarch” of postcolonial studies, reassessed his critique of “Orientalism” by affirming the value of “humanistic critique … Continue reading

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RE-VISITING THE ANTICIPATED OVERTHROW OF THE FASCIST REGIME


THE MAY DAY THESES: EMERGENCY TOOLKIT FOR THE DISMANTLING OF THE ARROYO KILLING MACHINE By E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Ang sagot sa dahas ay dahas din, kung bingi sa katwiran. [The answer to force is force, if deaf to reason.] … Continue reading

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APPROACHING THE EMERGING FILIPINO DIASPORA


Trajectories of the Filipino Diaspora Abstract Unlike the historic diasporas of the past, the worldwide dispersal of Filipino bodies is a product of transnational or globalised capitalism. Peripheralised by the colonial legacies of 300 years of Spanish rule and half-a-century … Continue reading

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JOSE RIZAL IN THE U.S.A.


RIZAL IN THE USA: ESCAPING THE ANGLO QUARANTINE, RE-INVENTING “LOS INDIOS BRAVOS” by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Rizal is both Ibarra and Elias…. Rizal himself is the spirit of contradiction, a soul that dreads the revolution, although deep within himself … Continue reading

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ANTONIO GRAMSCI & THE PHILIPPINE REVOLUTION


ANTONIO GRAMSCI’S THEORY OF THE ‘NATIONAL-POPULAR’ AS A STRATEGY FOR SOCIALIST REVOLUTION E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Though in substance, yet in form, the struggle of the proletariat with the bourgeoisie is at first a national struggle. The proletariat of each … Continue reading

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US IMPERIALIST HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION IN THE PHILIPPINES


THE KITCHEN-KILLING FIELDS CONNECTION: WHAT HAS THE FILIPINO COOK AT THE WHITE HOUSE GOT TO DO WITH THE NUCLEAR-POWERED USS RONALD REAGAN SHADOWING INSURGENTS IN THE PHILIPPINES? by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Philippines Cultural Studies Center Two rogue presidents tete-a-tete … Continue reading

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