“Walang mang-aapi kung walang nagpapaapi…”—Jose Rizal “Walang himagsikang nabibigo. Bawat isa ay hakbang sa wastong direksiyon” —Salud Algabre, lider ng Sakdalista Ni E. SAN JUAN, JR. Polytechnic University of the Philippines LAGOM: Salungat at tahasang lihis sa Kanluraning tipo ng modernidad, ang alternatibong uri ng pakamakabago sa Pilipinas ay natatangi. Dahilan nito ang kolonyal/neokolonyal na…
If these walls could talk | San Agustin Museum and Catholicism’s beginnings in the Philippines through the Augustinians
The building which the museum currently occupies was a former monastery of the Order of St. Augustine or Augustinians, the first Catholic religious order to set foot in the Philippines. Augustinian missionaries from Mexico were brought along by Miguel Lopez de Legazpi in his expedition to the Philippines to colonize the archipelago during the expansion of the Spanish Empire.
The president was depicted as a pest that ruins farmers’ lives. Other illustrations presented him as “Boy Ratrat”, a rat holding a rifle and “Bomba King”, a snail with a bomb as his shell – depicting the killings of farmers around the country, with victims now numbering to 91.
“We challenge and resist tactics like red baiting that undermine our critical practice as teachers, scholars, artists and writers,” they said. “We stand with our colleagues who refuse to be silenced or censored for their critical beliefs.”
Members of Sikad perform Romulo Sandoval’s 1977 poem, ‘Ang Mga Kriminal’ (The Criminals) during a protest action against Duterte’s war on drugs, Sept. 13 in Manila.
Ni ROMMEL PIPOY LINATOC Ang buwaya’y madalas ihambing sa mambabatas Lahat lalamunin hanggang biktima ay makatas Sasagpangin ang pagkakataon, pangil ay ibabaon Walang panginginaing mababakas hanggang sa malulon Ang ulupong ay laging ikinakahon sa mga taong taksil Kamandag na matapang , sa isang iglap ika’y makikitil Walang patumangga, ilalalagay ka sa hilahil Saka mamahinga at…
Ang pagdagsa ng mga tula ay hindi lamang pakikiramay, kundi paggigiit ng katarungan at karapatang mabuhay ng mga naririto pa. Ang seryeng ito ng mga isinatinig na tula ang magbibigay ng testimonya sa karahasan ng kasalukuyang rehimen.
Cultural performances are most awaited in rallies as they voice out the people’s concerns through music.
If you know Philippine history, you’ll get the jokes.
There are “beasts” lurking everywhere.
“They try to bury us. They didn’t know we are seeds.”