Philippine Independence Day

Independent? How the Philippines still serves US economic interests

June 13, 2024

All the celebratory hullabaloo and hype of “hard-won independence” and being a “free country” distorts how Philippine independence is nominal without true self-determination.

Hindipendence Day: The Matrix is Real

June 13, 2024

The US imperial machine’s grip on the Philippine neocolonial mind is far more subtle and sophisticated than simple puppetry though, and hence so much more powerful.

From one invader to another (Excerpt from History of the Filipino People – Challenges and Responses to Nationhood)

June 13, 2018

On June 12, 1898, Philippine independence was declared in a ceremony in Kawit, Cavite. For the first time, the national flag made by Marcela Agoncillo in Hongkong was raised, while the bands played Marcha National Filipina written by Julian Felipe. Ambrosio Rianzares Bautista wrote and read the Declaration of Independence. Aguinaldo announced the separation of […]