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Facing the China Threat

China’s thinly disguised invasion of Philippine territory through its illegal land reclamation of the country’s exclusive economic zones (EEZ) in the West Philippine Sea is sparking even stronger anti-China sentiments in the country. Under its nine-dash line policy, China is asserting ownership over 90 percent of the West Philippine Sea, including the EEZ and continental…

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Papel ng US sa Mamasapano, unti-unting nalalantad

Unti-unting nalalantad ang pangunahing papel ng Estados Unidos sa madugong sagupaan saMamasapano, Maguindanao na nagresulta sa pagkapatay ng 44 tropa ng Special Action Forces (SAF), 17 rebeldeng Moro, at 5 sibilyan noong Enero 25, 2015. Sa isang mahalagang kinalabasan lumalabas sa pinakahuling ulat sa balita na ibinunyag ng prinsipal na testigo ng labanan sa Mamasapano…

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Letter to the Editor in Defense of Celia Veloso

Note: Here’s a Letter to the Editor that University of the Philippines Diliman Sociology Professors Gerry Lanuza and Sarah Raymundo wrote for the Philippine Daily Inquirer. Dear Editor: We are forced by necessity to write to you because we feel that journalism right now is being dragged into its lowest and dumbest level. Rather than…

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The May 4th Movement

Mao Tse-tung, May 1939 Selected Works of Mao Tse-tung, Volume II Foreign Languages Press, Peking 1967 The May 4th Movement twenty years ago marked a new stage in China’s bourgeois-democratic revolution against imperialism and feudalism. The cultural reform movement which grew out of the May 4th Movement was only one of the manifestations of this…

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Why we need to stop Aquino’s K-12

Note: What follows is a statement by Anakbayan National Chairperson Vencer Crisostomo. The clamor to junk the Aquino regime’s K-12 program is growing as more and more students, parents, teachers, and other sectors join the call to stop the implementation of the additional two years for basic education set next school year. The extra year…

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Support Statement for the Nagkahiusang Kusog sa Estudyante (NKE)

“You made me indestructible because with you I do not end in myself.” — Pablo Neruda, “To My Party” There is no bright future for the youth under the present dispensation: suffering from the worsening commercialization of education, they face a future of joblessness, low wages, and oppression under a system that serves the ruling…

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How to write against the Left

Debunk the claim of Leftists that their worldview is scientific. Remind them that they don’t have a monopoly of truth and that grand narratives in the social sciences are no longer fashionable. Replace the tired jargons of the Left with post-political, post-ideological categories such as multiculturalism, civil society, and tripartism. It’s already suffocating and boring…