By Elmer A. Ordonez The Manila Times 26 August 2010 http://www.manilatimes.net/index.php/opinion/24530-on-the-occasion-of-the-centenary-of-the-up-english-department Diliman was sprawling countryside, with clumps of trees and bamboo and stretches of cogon and talahib. It must have once been covered with forest, hence, its name.
International Committee DEFEND International Committee to DEFEND Filipino Progressives in Europe 20 August 2010 We wish to remind the public and the mass media that in 1994 the office of the Manila prosecutor’s office approved and issued a resolution dated […]
By Lisandro Claudio GMA NEWS.TV 18 August 2010 Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. was the pre-eminent figure of the anti-Marcos struggle. Even before the declaration of martial law, he was already one of the most vocal critics of the regime’s authoritarian […]
By Loui Galicia ABS-CBN Europe News Bureau 03 August 2009 Joma Sison and President Aquino, May 31, 1986 (photo provided by Joma Sison) Jose Maria “Joma” Sison, founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines, and his wife Juliet joined […]
By Roland G. Simbulan Professor, former Faculty Regent, University of the Philippines System Jan. 8, 2008 From Nerve Blues Tuesday, July 22, 2008 centennial thoughts Amid the celebration of the University of the Philippines’ 100th year, I am posting this […]
By Gary Leupp CounterPunch 4 September 2007 On the morning of August 28, Dutch plainclothes police raided the home of exiled Filipino revolutionary leader Jose Maria Sison in Utrecht, the Netherlands, arrested him and charged him with ordering the murder […]
By Gary Leupp CounterPunch 10 -12 June 2005 Just last week, Gen. Jovito Palparan, of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) told the “Defense” Committee of the House of Representatives of the Philippines: “The enemy is everywhere in Samar […]
By Gary Leupp CounterPunch 18 November 2002 As soon as the Bush administration announced its “war on terrorism” last September, I thought I had some idea of what was coming. On the one hand, the U.S. government had never lucidly […]