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Anne Lacsamana--Review of E. SAN JUAN'S New Book

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INTRODUCING E. SAN JUAN’s On the Presence of Filipinos in the United States Anne E. Lacsamana Professor of Women’s Studies, Hamilton College, New York The 2006 Centennial marking the arrival of Filipinos to the United States as laborers on Hawaiian sugar plantations serves as the backdrop for a series of four essays by E. San Juan Jr. investigating both the past and present of Filipino migration to the metropolis. Constituting the largest group within the “Asian American” category, with roughly three million Filipinos living in the United States today, they still remain a marginalized, underpaid, and exploited population when compared to other ethnic communities. With his usual insightful analyses, San Juan’s On the Presence of Filipinos in the United States reminds readers that the contemporary situation afflicting Filipinos in the United States and throughout the diaspora is directly related to the brutal “pacification” campaign waged by the United States in the Filipino

MADAPA KA GMA AY NAKU, MADAPA KA

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MAKABAGONG DASAL: MADAPA KA, PRESIDENTE GLORYA! [Paumanhin kay Rex Navarette] Taym out muna tayo. ‘pare, sa kawalanghiyaan ng eleksyong nagdaan Nagkandarapa ka sa mga kalokohan nina Ruffa Gutierrez at Kris Aquino sa TV Di na natin maatupag ang huling biktimang si Mario Auxilio sa Bohol O ang huling dinukot, si Gilbert Rey Cardino—nagkandarapa sila sa paghanap sa pareng Italyano— Huwag sanang madapa ang bagong senador Trillanes IV—Tiyak ng lahat, Wala sa tatsulok ang mga desaparecido, nasa “safehouse” ng Estado Kaya madapa ka, Glorya in excelsis deo? Natagpuang bangkay sina Jun Bagasbas at Ronilo Brezuela ng partidong KABATAAN Sa lantad na sulok ng sitio Santolan, Capalonga, Camarines Norte…. Hoy GMA madapa ka kunwari di mo alam Kalat ang balitang pinatay sila ng mga sundalo ng Alpha Co., 31st Infantry Battalion— Anong dilihensiya rito? Di naman jueteng ito, walang “kickback” o payola Hoy GMA ingat lang baka madapa ka madapa ka Ilan na b’ang kasapi ng BAYAN M