Author Archives: DON J. PAGUSARA

10 hours ago

Haven’t Heard a Word of Doublespeak?

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Haven’t Heard a Word of Doublespeak?

​Malacanang announced on Friday that it is extending the period for Martial Law human rights victims to file their compensation claims as provided by RA10368 from the November 10, 2014 to May this year.

4 days ago

A Society Pregnant with a New One

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A Society Pregnant with a New One

President Noynoy Aquino in his latest appearance to the nation on the occasion of the Edsa revolt commemoration is again showing his reactionary character.

6 days ago

A Strange Case of Sabotage

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A Strange Case of Sabotage

To understand better the Mamasapano Tragedy, it is good to trace the journey taken by the so-called peace process spearheaded by the government of President Benigno S. Aquino III.

2 weeks ago

Dreams Wasted on the Field

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Dreams Wasted on the Field

While waiting for the Board of Inquiry to complete their investigation of the Mamasapano tragedy, it may be good to train our eyes on the communities where cornfields had been turned into battlegrounds.

2 weeks ago

Sifting the Grain from the Chaff

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Sifting the Grain from the Chaff

With the rigmarole in the testimonies of the resource persons in the ongoing Senate hearing on the Mamasapano, it is doubtful if it can be relied upon as an avenue in the search for truth.

3 weeks ago

Through the Spectrum of History

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Through the Spectrum of History

​One very vital question asked several times is: Who directly ordered the operation at Mamasapano? And this has remained unanswered. Another question asked is this: Was the US involved in the operation? Everyone seems to evade the question or avoid answering it.

3 weeks ago

The Urgency for an Alternative

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The Urgency for an Alternative

To wait for 2016—or for fraudulent electoral process toprevail with the dominion of Trapo politicians—is to allow the cycle of social injustice and all other attendant evils of the Status Quo to perpetuate and prolong the agony of the masses.

4 weeks ago

​Leadership in Crisis

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​Leadership  in Crisis

ONCE again the Filipino nation is faced with a crisis. It is a crisis that cuts across the moral and political character of the leadership in government.

4 weeks ago

Anti-Moro Chauvinism at Play

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Anti-Moro Chauvinism at Play

In the necrological services held in their honor much has been said as praises about their heroism aside from the medal of valor awarded to each of them considered as heroes fighting in the name of the pursuit for peace.