Sheila Pagurayan reflects on how Butch Nolasco’s Mindanao: Healing The Past, Building The Future, a 1999 video-documentary on the the continuing armed conflict in Southern Philippines, approaches the idea of peace perpetrated by NGOs and the Philippine Government (GPH). Pagurayan notes how the cosmetic concept of peace conceals the underlying political and socio-economic interests upheld by all parties involved in the conflict.
The following is a press statement issued by the People’s Initiative Against the Pork Barrel in a press conference yesterday, … More
A funny infographic I found while browsing online:
The documentary film Mindanao: Healing the Past, Building the Future is about the armed conflict in Mindanao between Christian settlers … More
“Komposo ni Rodielyn sa Tacayan” was composed by Tumandok children during the Children’s Rehabilitation Center fact-finding mission in barangay Tacayan, … More
In the essay Identity Politics, James Tully explains that identity politics emerged amidst the struggles for recognition and accommodation by … More
When Karlo asked me what my top ten favorite films are, I realized that most of them are films about … More
Freire’s ideas remain significant for the present era. But it is not just his ideas on grassroots organizing and community education that must be taken into consideration but the totality of Freire’s project. This totality refers to an educational project that is part of the wider radical or say revolutionary movement to fundamentally change the system.
Note: Today we commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Filipino revolutionary leader Andres Bonifacio who led the armed struggle against … More