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MEDIA REPRESSION AND CENSORSHIP IN THE PHILIPPINES


U.S-ARROYO REGIME TERRORIZES MEDIA AND ARTISTS IN THE PHILIPPINES by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Philippines Cultural Studies Center Patronized by the war-mongering Bush administration, the corrupt militarist Arroyo regime in the Philippines continues its systematic repression of journalists, writers and … Continue reading

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SALUD ALGABRE & iba pang mga tula — E. SAN JUAN, Jr.


SALUD ALGABRE, BABAENG MANDIRIGMA At iba pang bagong tula E. SAN JUAN, Jr. MGA NILALAMAN 1 Salud Algabre, Babaeng Mandirigma 2 Punta Spartivento 3 Balikbayang Sinta 4 Baguhin Mo ang Iyong Buhay 5 Politika ng Kasaysayan 6 Nagtatanong ang Mga … Continue reading

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POSTCOLONIAL ENGLISH IN THE PHILIPPINES


POSTCOLONIAL ENGLISH?  OR NEOCOLONIAL DIS-SIMULATION? FILIPINO WRITING IN “ENGLISH” Given the rise of “englisches” in the shadow of Global/World English, is it possible to draw up a provisional account of Filipino writing in English from the orthodox formalistic and aestheticist … Continue reading

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APPRECIATING AMADO V. HERNANDEZ, Revolutionary Proletarian Artist


AMADO V. HERNANDEZ: AN INTRODUCTION By general consensus, Amado V. Hernandez (1903-1970) is the most serviceable Filipino revolutionary artist of the twentieth-century whose poetry, fiction, and plays in Filipino (the national language of 80 million Filipinos) continue to inspire the … Continue reading

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U.S./DUTCH FASCISTS ATTACK FILIPINO NATIONAL DEMOCRATS


NETHERLANDS  FASCISM AND U.S.-ARROYO STATE TERRORISM ATTACK THE STRUGGLE FOR PEACE, JUSTICE AND SOVEREIGNTY IN THE PHILIPPINES With an Interview of Dr. Carol Pagaduan-Araullo, chairperson of BAYAN by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. One may call it a nearly Augustan “Dutch … Continue reading

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THE MORO STRUGGLE FOR SELF-DETERMINATION IN THE PHILIPPINES


ETHNIC IDENTITY AND POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY: NOTES ON THE BANGSA MORO STRUGGLE IN THE PHILIPPINES [From: E. San Juan, US IMPERIALISM AND REVOLUTION IN THE PHILIPPINES, New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2008] When this so-called battle [at Mt. Dajo, Philippines, where U.S. … Continue reading

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IMPRESSIONS OF THE POLITICAL-IDEOLOGICAL TERRAIN IN 1987-1988


PROBLEMS OF CULTURAL POLITICS IN VIGILANTE TERRITORY (Circa 1987) By E. SAN JUAN, Jr. The  little horsecarts with gilt decorations And the pink sleeves of the matrons In the alleys of doomed Manila The fugitive beheld with joy. –BERTOLT BRECHT, … 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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