Author Archives: DON J. PAGUSARA

1 month ago

A dialectical discourse

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A dialectical discourse

The elections that just passed, for all the rewarding feelings it has rendered me and multi-million others for catapulting Mayor Rody Duterte to the Presidency, is still unacceptable as a “democratic” political exercise.

2 months ago

Duterte’s phenomenal victory

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Duterte’s phenomenal victory

Mayor Digong Duterte speaks from the podium of the people’s aspirations. His campaign slogan “Tapang at Malasakit” is just what the poor masses of the people has waited for all these years they have been cast aside in the periphery of oligarchic governance.

3 months ago

A historical curse

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A historical curse

A few months ago, I wrote the following article, having sensed an ominous goings-on in our country’s political scene wherein the son “Junior” of the late Dictator Ferdinand Marcos as a member of the Philippine Senate seemed to be exuding confidence cum braggadocio to further push his political fortunes in the coming presidential elections.

3 months ago

The world’s prayer

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The world’s prayer

This week, all Christians are called upon to spend some moments of reflection, introspection, meditation — prayerful thoughts of inward reckoning — a form of accounting for everything we have so far behaved, acted and done as followers of Jesus Christ— how we have played our varied roles and shared a part or the whole of our lives to make this world a better place to dwell on—what the Great Teacher has left as a legacy for all humankind.

4 months ago

Undermining Patrimony: excerpts from a book review (Conclusive Part)

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Undermining Patrimony: excerpts from a book review  (Conclusive Part)

It is inevitable that Professor Simbulan’s review of the book Undermining Patrimony will proceed in the following observations and insights, deep into the more than overwhelming evidence from the information and data gathered firsthand by the triad, namely Panalipdan, Inpeace Mindanao and the Rural Missionaries of the Philippines.

4 months ago

Poem for Women on March 8

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Poem for Women on March 8

WOMAN                                                                                   BABAYE A woman is a woman                                                            Ang babaye usa ka babaye Not simply of her purple womb                                   …