Tag Archives: Philippines

Mark Twain’s Denunciation of American Imperialism

I love this country, but I acknowledge America has its flaws. One of America’s great flaws is its history of imperialism. Many prominent Americans objected to the U.S. imperialistic adventures. One of the greatest American critics of American imperialism was … Continue reading

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Opposing Rodrigo Duterte

A lot of people’s concerns focus on Donald Trump. As a Filipino American cartoonist, I’m also worried about the direction that Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is taking his country. As Duterte has taken steps to silence or intimidate his critics … Continue reading

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Groups Condemning Extrajudicial Killings in the Philippines

There has been a lot of news lately comparing U.S. President Donald Trump to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. They have many personal qualities in common: both tend to be bullying in their public pronouncements and in their dealings with the … Continue reading

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Donald Trump, Rodrigo Duterte and the Autocratic Leader

A few days ago a friend sent me a link to an article describing how President-elect Donald Trump praised Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s prosecution of his drug war and invited Duterte to the White House. Duterte has in turn praised … Continue reading

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Good Duterte, Bad Duterte

These past 2 months have been a real education experience for me about the Philippines political scene. At around that time, President Rodrigo Duterte began enacting his agenda and I’ve learned a lot about the issues that are important to … Continue reading

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Forming An Opinion on Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

In the past few weeks, many people have asked my opinion on the new Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte. At first, I was embarrassed to tell them that I didn’t know much about Duterte. During the Philippine election season, I was … Continue reading

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A Talk in Stanford University by the Lumad Leaders – April 26, 2016

On April 26, 2016 attended a talk in Stanford University by indigenous community leaders from Mindanao on a historic tour of the United States to raise public awareness about the struggle for their human rights and ancestral land. These 5 … Continue reading

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