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THE FILIPINO PEASANT IMAGINATION VERSUS THE U.S. “CIVILIZING MISSION”


THE FILIPINO PEASANT IMAGINATION VERSUS THE AMERICAN ‘”CIVILIZING MISSION” Thanks to the Library of Congress and other sponsors of this historic celebration of this Filipino writer’s achievement, Carlos Bulosan—let’s call him Allos, as though we were his kasamas in Binalonan, … Continue reading

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CULTURAL POLITICS IN THE PHILIPPINES –A retrospective–by E. San Juan, Jr.


CULTURAL POLITICS IN THE PHILIPPINES by E. San Juan, Jr. Saturday, Nov. 13, 2004 at 11:38 AM philcsc@netscape.com, Various strategies of consciousness-raising and political education in the national-democratic movement are possible in theory, but they should all be discussed, analyzed … Continue reading

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C.L. R. JAMES: BEYOND POST-COLONIAL THEORY


Beyond Postcolonial Theory: The Mass Line in C. L. R. James’s Works   BY E. SAN JUAN, Jr. One of the many facets of the career of Mzee C. L. R. James is precisely the awareness that African freedom will … Continue reading

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RE-VISITING CARLOS BULOSAN’S LIFE AND WORKS (during Filipino-American History Month)


EXCAVATING THE BULOSAN RUINS: WHAT IS AT STAKE IN RE-DISCOVERING THE ANTI-IMPERIALIST WRITER IN THE AGE OF U.S. GLOBAL TERRORISM? by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Numerous Filipino-American organizations in California celebrated the signing of Assembly Bill 123 by Governor Jerry … Continue reading

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SPINOZA’S PHILOSOPHY: The Body, Race, Freedom by E.San Juan, Jr.


Spinoza and the War of Racial Terrorism   E. San Juan, Jr.   A free man thinks of nothing less than of death, and his wisdom is a meditation on life, not on death…. If men were born free, they … Continue reading

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FANON & C.L.R.JAMES: LESSONS FROM ANTI-POSTCOLONIAL REVOLUTIONARIES


BEYOND TRANSNATIONALISM: Lessons from Frantz Fanon and C.L. R. James — by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. My final prayer: O my body, make of me always a man who questions! –Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks Despite his intricately nuanced anatomy … Continue reading

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On FRANTZ FANON & C.L.R. JAMES: Beyond Transnationalism by E. San Juan, Jr.


F BEYOND TRANSNATIONALISM:  Lessons from Frantz Fanon and C.L. R. James   by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. My final prayer: O my body, make of me always a man who questions! –Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks Despite his intricately nuanced … Continue reading

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