Month: September 2015

Voice of a Lumad widow: Our land, our blood

“All we want is for our children to know how to read, write and have a better life ahead of them. The Lumad took a stand to protect the environment and give our children education but they don’t want us to do that. The government and the capitalists want us to remain uneducated, primitive and weak.”

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…