Let us continue to remember and embrace the struggles of the indigenous peoples. Let us continue to learn from them, and whenever possible, live with them.
We raise our hopes and welcome the positive developments of the Duterte administration, but it is important not to lose sight and focus on substantive points, let us not allow the derailments of international and local reactionaries.
The country is now blest to have a President Duterte who has taken a principled anti-imperialist stance as opposed to that of all past presidents.
Nowadays, it isn’t just the challenges of topography and climate that place our teachers in peril – oh, if it were only that!
For so long the Philippine government has never adopted full freedom and independence. It has always been tied up to the United States of America ever since its birth as a republic in 1946 whence the late Manuel A.Roxas was the first puppet president.
Well, we have certainly left on the parchment of history prints and traces of our participation in some crucial moments of the unfinished revolution.
Duterte just shined a very bright spotlight on historical lessons that often get glossed over since, after all, the US is now such a great friend to us…
With over 3.9 million Facebook “likes” (as of August 19, 2016) for her blog, Mocha Uson is a self-evident popular character in Philippine entertainment industry.
Anthropology professor of UP-Mindanao Aya Ragragio invited us for a visit to the Libingan ng mga Bayani. She showed us an aerial view of the place and then took us for a leisurely promenade around it while spiritedly confiding everything she knew about the consecrated ground
While anonymity, selflessness, and the notion of sacrifice for something greater than the single person is supposedly extolled, individuality and personal achievement is privileged for a distinct set of burials – those of members of the social, political, and economic elite. No such favor is given the common majority.