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By SARAH RAYMUNDO Blood Rush The Lumad from different parts of Mindanao are still at the UP International Center (IC). Most of them are students from various Lumad schools. They take refuge here at the University after experiencing the horrifying impact of Martial Law in Mindanao. Lumad communities were once hopeful about the prospect of…

On “More Than A Red Warrior” (Arnold Borja Jaramillo: Beloved Son of Abra). 2015. Luchie Maranan ed. Philippines: Family and friends of AJ Jaramillo. 351pp. BLOOD RUSH By SARAH RAYMUNDO Genuine recognition of revolution entails a concrete consideration of the human condition. One aspect of which is how people live and die as revolutionaries. This…

BLOOD RUSH By SARAH RAYMUNDO There are various permutations of bourgeois narrow-mindedness which wrongly equates impartiality with stupidity, democratic deliberation and pluralism with the amplification of state discourse. In the following, the dissemination of these permutations is problematized in two ways. First, in terms of their concretizations in media and academic discourse. Second, in ideological…

On work within and mass movements

BLOODRUSH By SARAH RAYMUNDO “Working within the system” has been considered as the way forward to deepen democracy and participation in countries that were colonized by world powers such as Europe and North America, and its subsequent transition to “civilian democracy” after the brutal years of dictatorships (for example Chile’s Pinochet, the PH’s Ferdinand Marcos).…

Labor Day

BLOOD RUSH By SARAH RAYMUNDO If it were up to television, then there seems to be no reason for people to have strong affinity with Labor Day, let alone a clear idea of what took place on May 1, 1886 when scores of workers/unionists in the United States organized big strikes to demand that the…

By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA – Newly retired employees of the University of the Philippines received some good news last week when their fellow employees’ struggle for additional benefits finally bore fruit. “It has proven once again the power of collective mass action,” Noli Anoos, UP administrative personnel and board member of the employees’ union,…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — If novelist, poet and national hero Jose Rizal was alive today, would he be joining the protests against human rights violations and the continuing deterioration of the Filipino people’s economic well-being? Chances are, yes. Last week, University of the Philippines professors Judy Taguiwalo and Sarah Raymundo posited…

TENYUR NGAYON NA PARA KAY PROP. SARAH RAYMUNDO BATAY SA MGA PANG-AKADEMIKONG PAMANTAYAN, HINDI SA MGA ARBITRARYO AT NAKATAGONG DAHILAN! “ [UP] Its ideological inclination has always been anti-Establishment. Even as it produces graduates that can fit into the existing social order, it openly bids them to go against the tide. “Tatak UP” is how…