Mong Palatino

blogging about the philippine left and southeast asian politics since 2004

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@mongster is a manila-based activist, former philippine legislator, and blogger/analyst of asia-pacific affairs.

Archive for May, 2018

Published by Manila Today *Remarks during the June 2017 United National AntiWar Coalition assembly in Richmond, Virginia Magandang umaga sa inyong lahat. Good morning everyone. Mabuhay! Or should I say good evening because it’s already past 10 p.m. in the Philippines? I’d like to share two narratives: first, the narrative of colonialism and/or neocolonialism; and […]

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An Anti-Duterte Plot in the Philippines?

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Written for The Diplomat magazine There is an alleged plot to create political destabilization in the Philippines and remove President Rodrigo Duterte from power. No less than Duterte himself exposed the conspiracy and accused the Left of conniving with the ‘yellows’ in trying to oust him as president. The ‘yellows’ refer to the political forces, […]

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