Author Archives: DON J. PAGUSARA

3 years 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?

3 years 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.

3 years ago

Swerte-swerte lang

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Swerte-swerte lang

We have had a broad discussion on the unfortunate consequences of neoliberalism as the main weapon of imperialist countries in their goal to dominate the global economy.

3 years ago

“Malasakit” as a propaganda strategy

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“Malasakit” as a propaganda strategy

At first sight it would seem that “malasakit” (which could mean anywhere between concern, empathy, sympathy, commiseration, solidarity, and whatnot) is just what the nation needs as a virtue to cultivate among politicians and citizens alike.

3 years ago

Divide and kill

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Divide and kill

Oplan Bayanihan takes the guise of “peace and development” as the hypocritical mantra that provides sustenance to its counter-insurgency operations in the countryside.

3 years ago

This “serial killer” regime of Noynoy (Part 1)

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This “serial killer” regime of Noynoy (Part 1)

Along the marching days of the first month of year 2016 are events of reprehensible consequences to the poverty-stricken sectors of society. The Aquino government seems to have adopted a New Year’s policy resolution to pursue a series of “killing” attacks against the masses.

3 years ago

Thanks for the metaphor

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Thanks for the metaphor

A couple of days ago I came upon this short essay written by my son Kahlil. From the moment I laid my eyes on its entirety it has not ceased to intrigue me, asserting itself as it does graciously into my fragmentary rumination.