Author Archives: DON J. PAGUSARA

1 month 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.

1 month 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.

2 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.

2 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                                   …

2 months ago

The unbroken chain

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The unbroken chain

What exactly have been done to Philippine society after the Dictator Marcos was thrown out of Malacañang? Who were the principal players in the wake of the fall of Marcos?

2 months ago

Louie Jalandoni’s Message

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Louie Jalandoni’s Message

The following is Louie Jalandoni’s message to the organizers and participants of the book launch at the UP Mindanao Department of Social Sciences. The book highlights the revolutionary life of Louie Jalandoni who commits his life and devotes his energy and time to the national democratic revolution that leads the Filipino people in their various struggles and engagements against the stranglehold of the evils of US imperialism, bureaucrat-capitalism and feudalism.