Tag Archives: Moro

TRAHEDYA-KOMEDYA SA MAMASAPANO–dula ni E. SAN JUAN, Jr.


BALINTUNANG KOMEDYA SA MAMASAPANO: Dulang Algoritmong Potensiyal (Alinsunod sa paraan ng Ouvroir de Litterature Potentielle) ni E. SAN JUAN, Jr. [Paunawa: Lahat ng tauhan sa dulang ito ay pawang likhang-isip; kung sakaling kahawig ng mga personaheng buhay, ituring na aksidenteng … Continue reading

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ABU SAYYAF & BANGSAMORO STRUGGLE: Background to Mamasapano–E.San Juan, Jr.


THE “INVINCIBLE” ABU SAYYAF AND PERMANENT U.S. INTERVENTION IN THE PHILIPPINES Reflections on the Bangsamoro Struggle for Self-determination [The 1789 Reign of Terror] is the rule of people who themselves are terror-stricken. Terror implies mostly useless cruelties perpetrated by frightened … Continue reading

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Sultan Kudarat invokes the Abu Sayyaf against the MetroManila skyline


Sultan Kudarat invokes the Abu Sayyaf against the MetroManila skyline

This Statue of Sultan Kudarat serves as Icon, ominous but sanitized by the Luneta tourist nullity. The seme of hero obtrudes as a dissonant sign in a locus of neglect and marginality, of reification by capitalist megamalls in the background, signified by high-rise hotels and business towers
heralding the victory of capitalisty globalization.

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ABU SAYYAF, U.S. IMPERIALISM, AND THE BANGSA MORO STRUGGLE


THE  Abu  Sayyaf  Problem,  MoroSelf-determination, AND UNITED STATES Intervention in the philippines By E. SAN JUAN, Jr., Philippines Cultural Studies Center, USA PART ONE: RE-VISITING THE MORO HOMELAND Except for natural disasters such as the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo, or … Continue reading

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BANGSA MORO SELF-DETERMINATION: A Review by E. San Juan, Jr.


 A REVIEW of Lualhati Abreu, BANGSAMORO SA MALAPITAN: Pagpupunyagi sa Sariling Pagpapasya (CENPEG 2011) By E. SAN JUAN, Jr., Balay Kalinaw, UP, Diliman,Quezon City With the re-start this February 2011 of the GRP-MILF Peace Process that was suspended during Arroyo’s … Continue reading

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UNRELENTING U.S. INTERVENTION IN THE PHILIPPINES AND MORO SOVEREIGNTY


Unrelenting  U.S. Intervention in the Philippines and the Question of Moro   Sovereignty by E. San Juan, Jr. PART ONE: RE-VISITING THE MORO HOMELAND Except for natural disasters such as the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo, or the sinking of a ferry … Continue reading

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ABU SAYYAF, U.S. IMPERIALISM, & THE BANGSAMORO REVOLUTION IN THE PHILIPPINES


ABU SAYYAF, TROJAN HORSE OF  U.S. IMPERIALISM: Marginal Comments on the Bangsamoro Struggle for Sovereignty by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. [The 1789 Reign of Terror] is the rule of people who themselves are terror-stricken. Terror implies mostly useless cruelties perpetrated … Continue reading

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THE MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE OF NOVEMBER 2009


ARROYO REGIME IN THE PHILIPPINES MOUNTED THE STAGE FOR THE MAGUINDANAO SLAUGHTER By E. San Juan, Jr., Philippines Cultural Studies Center After the feasting, the bloodletting. Only a few months has passed since de facto president of the Philippines Gloria … Continue reading

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THE THIRD VIETNAM? US MILITARY AIDS ARROYO, CONFRONTS MORO GUERILLAS


US SPECIAL FORCES,  “EMBEDDED” IN ARROYO’S FASCIST REGIME, ENGAGE MUSLIM INSURGENTS IN THE PHILIPPINES by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Philippines Cultural Studies Center, Connecticut, USA Except for natural disasters such as the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo, or the sinking of … Continue reading

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