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U.S. IMPERIALISM AND REVOLUTION IN THE PHILIPPINES from PALGRAVE MACMILLAN (September 2007)

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US IMPERIALISM AND REVOLUTION IN THE PHILIPPINES

by E. SAN JUAN, Jr.

due for release this September from PALGRAVE MACMILLAN, New York City



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U.S. Imperialism and Revolution in the Philippines
By E. San Juan, Jr.


After Afghanistan, the Philippines has become the second battlefront in the "global war on
terrorism." U.S. troops have intervened to fight the Abu Sayyaf, a CIA creation, as well as the
Communist-led New People's Army. This is a challenge to all Americans: will they allow U.S.
imperial domination to continue? This book is a critical analysis of the social and political crisis of the Philippines under the brutal Arroyo regime. What are the stakes? Peace, social justice for 87million Filipinos and 10 million Moros, democracy, genuine independence, and the struggle for selfdetermination..


"San Juan is one of the sharpest and most clarifying voices vis-à-vis Filipino/U.S. and Filipino/world relationships e…

E. SAN JUAN, JR.- Interview at The Hague, Netherlands, 3/22/2007

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Encountering E. SAN JUAN,Jr.--

SUBALTERN MOLE BURROWING IN THE ‘BELLY OF THE BEAST”


Interview by Dr. Rainer Werning,
Lecturer, Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung,
Bad Honef, Germany



This interview was conducted in the afternoon of March 22, 2007 during the now historic Permanent People’s Tribunal Session 2 on the Philippines held at The Hague, Netherlands. The interviewer is Dr. Rainer Werning, a German political scientist educated in the universities of Osnabruck and Muenster. He is distinguished for his book of conversations with Jose Maria Sison, The Philippine Revolution: The Leader’s View (New York & London: Crane Russak, 1989), the recent Handbuch Philippinen (with Niklas Reese; Horlemann, 2006), and numerous articles published in newspapers and magazines in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Luyxemburg. He has done research at various educational institutions in the Philippines, Japan, and UK. The original interview was recently aired over German public radio.

Professo…