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JOMA SISON IS COMING HOME

Finally, the man himself is coming home, or so he is saying.  Good.  For the longest time, since 1986, Joma Sison had lived a life of comfort in exile in Netherlands while his faithful communist comrades and followers were left behind in the Philippines fighting and dying for an ideology now largely rendered obsolete, if not dead.   886 more words

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Duterte to scrap pork

*photo courtesy of Ariel Casilao

Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, the country’s next President, has vowed to strip all vestiges of pork from the government, according to representatives of militant party-list groups. 1,295 more words

VICTOR CORPUZ, JOMA SISON, MARTIAL LAW, PLAZA MIRANDA BOMBING,...

In this interview, Victor Corpuz talks extensively about his involvement in the underground:

  • how he guided the PMA armory raid by the NPA
  • the arms shipment via the MV Karagatan…
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Column: ‘Jumu-Junjun,’ ‘jumo-Joma’

Published on January 28, 2014.

Twice over the Christmas holidays I chanced upon an intriguing locution. In one tweet, the driver of a car honking obnoxiously was described with the use of a new verb: “Jumu-Junjun!” I also overheard someone describe a man throwing his weight around in the exact same way: “Jumu-Junjun.” 836 more words

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