August 02, 2015     Philippines
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Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Aquino’s Final SONA | ‘Our art is our voice’

Artists bring their art, songs and dance to depict the people’s lives at the SONA protest.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

100-year-old Nakpil-Bautista House, home of the Katipuneros

The house is now a historical institution and one of the shrines of the Katipunan and the Revolution of 1896.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Review: “Fighting Back: In and Out of the Courts”

"Fighting Back: In and out of the Courts" illustrates not only how the template of rights has been used to analyze the conflicts that the NUPL’s clients face but also how this template has been expanded to...

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Review: “Against The Tide” by the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers

While we all fight for victory, the odds of it are not the only things that should determine whether we push or abandon struggle. Because, sometimes, the only thing that matters is doing the right thing, for...

Monday, May 25th, 2015

Lawyers’ group launches 2 books

“Anything that’s worth telling and retelling should be put in writing.”

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

An image of a modern heroine and the revolution

Review of Recca: From Diliman to the Cordilleras Recca’s sister Jang Monte-Hernandez urges everyone to read the book, especially those who want to know why there is a raging revolution in the countryside and why the NPA...

Friday, May 15th, 2015

Pulileños celebrate the Kneeling Carabao festival

Farmers, hopeful for a bountiful harvest, train their carabaos to give tribute to their patron saint, San Isidro.

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

A story of a revolutionary told in comics

“Louie Jalandoni’s illustrated biography could leave the reader stunned by the double impact of its edifying and insurgent message — in its account of a youth who was a witness to the greed of traditional Negros landowners...

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Panels of Negotiation: Komiks as chronicle of change

By LISA ITO Book review of Louie Jalandoni, Revolutionary: An Illustrated Biography (2015), launched on 25 April 2015 at the Bahay ng Alumni, University of the Philippines Diliman I first heard of the name Luis Jalandoni...

Friday, May 1st, 2015

Ucab’s song of struggle

Dios ti agbabantay, Dios ti tumultulong/ Ti daytoy a bantay lugar naianakan/ Inta’y nakasursuruan iti na Kristiyanoan/ Ugali a napateg iti kaamaan.

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Reading the stigmata | Filipino bodies performing for the US empire

In this brief discourse, I sketch an inventory of the U.S. imperial adventure in the Philippines as a background to the work of Carlos Bulosan, the first Filipino writer to gain canonical status, and the ordeal of...

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