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INTERVIEW: E. SAN JUAN, Jr. on the advent of the Duterte presidency


Scholar: ‘Feudal-authoritarian’ mindset led to Duterte win By: Marvin Bionat @inquirerdotnet INQUIRER.net U.S. Bureau 12:34 AM May 17th, 2016 PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire –E. San Juan, Jr., a prolific Filipino intellectual, has written close to 60 books on various topics, including … Continue reading

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On the Language Question in the Philippines–Filipino or English?


Sneaking into the Philippines, through the Rivers of Babylon: ON THE LANGUAGE QUESTION IN THE PHILIPPINES by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Fellow, Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas I’m Miss American Dream since I was 17 Don’t matter if I … Continue reading

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NASAGAP SA HIMPAPAWID ni E. SAN JUAN, Jr.


TRANSKRIPSYON NG ILANG BYTES NG KOMPYUTER NG NASA, WASHINGTON, DC,USA —“Everyone in the planet is under total surveillance today.” –Edward Snowden –“Nothing is meaningless….” –Sissi, sa pelikulang The Princess & the Warrior     Gising ka na ba? Anong gumagapang … Continue reading

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SINING AT PANITIKAN NGAYON SA GILID NG BANGIN (Panayam sa TABOAN 2014)–ni E. SAN JUAN, Jr.


SINING AT PANITIKAN NGAYON SA GILID NG BANGIN — ni E. SAN JUAN, Jr. [Panayam sa Taboan 2014 Philippine Writers Festival, Pebrero 25, 2014, Subic Freeport Zone, Zambales]   Kung sa anong dahilan, inatasan akong ilarawan ang situwasyon ng literatura–mas … Continue reading

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MODERNIDAD & GLOBALISASYON–ni E. San Juan, Jr.


MODERNIDAD AT GLOBALISASYON: Diyalektika ng Panahon at Lugar ni E. San Juan, Jr. Prologo     Tila kabalintunaan ang nangyayari ngayon.  Singkahulugan ng modernidad ang katwiran at pagkamakatao, sagisag ng pagsulong ng kabihasnan.  Sa malas, batay sa krisis sa Ukraine, Syria, … Continue reading

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On Benjamin Appel’s novel on the Philippines, FORTRESS IN THE RICE (1951)


BENJAMIN APPEL’S FORTRESS IN THE RICE: FORGING THE REVOLUTIONARY CONSCIENCE OF THE EMPIRE by E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Benjamin Appel (1907-1977) may be the most neglected or forgotten radical-democratic novelist of mid-century United States. While his first Depression-era novel Brain … Continue reading

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ANDRES BONIFACIO: Katwiran, Kalayaan, Katubusan — ni E. San Juan, Jr.


HANDOG KAY ANDRES BONIFACIO: KATWIRAN, KALAYAAN, KATUBUSAN ni E. SAN JUAN, Jr. Katakutan ang kasaysayan sapagkat walang lihim ang maitatago sa                 kanya. –GREGORIA DE JESUS Ugali na kapag pinag-uusapan ang kabayanihan ni Gat Andres Bonifacio, ang … Continue reading

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