Bangsa Moro, current events, History

Federalism for All: Chance for lasting Peace

The Mindanao problem is ultimately a POWER problem – the power of one group over another. It is a problem of colonization. The fact that there was a law called the Legislative Act 4197 or Quirino-Recto Colonization of Mindanao Act, which was enacted on 12 February 1935 is very telling. The Commonwealth considered the Act… Continue reading Federalism for All: Chance for lasting Peace

Bangsa Moro, History, political, socio-cultural

America and the Bangsa Moro through the years

The so-called Moro Conflict in the Philippines, which arguably does not end with the creation of the Bangsa Moro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), can be traced back to the United States of America. The various Moro Sultanates did not have a shared history with the conquered peoples of Luzon and Visayas. The Moro… Continue reading America and the Bangsa Moro through the years

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Speaking in webinars this October 2020

This month, instead of attending webinars, I was asked to speak in two of them. The first was on Oct. 10, 2020 by a US-based group Kinding Sindaw. October has been celebrated as the Filipino-American History Month in the United States since 1992. As part of the the Fil-Am History celebration, I was asked to… Continue reading Speaking in webinars this October 2020

cinema, Column article, Film Review, Magazine article, Mr. and Ms Magazine

Spiderman Trilogy (2002 – 2007) by Sam Raimi

I scoured the World Wide Web a couple of nights ago looking for my lost blogs or blogposts. Thankfully, I found some of my posts from my very first blog, M-Reality. One of the posts I recovered was my review of the Spiderman 3, which was published in Mr & Ms. magazine. SPIDERMAN 1 and… Continue reading Spiderman Trilogy (2002 – 2007) by Sam Raimi

cinema, Magazine article, Mr. and Ms Magazine

Pirates of the Caribbean – the Trilogy

I scoured the World Wide Web last night looking for my lost blogs or blogposts. Thankfully, I found some of my posts from my very first blog, M-Reality. I was then interested in having my blogs rank high in Google Page, Technorati and other ranking sites. So I made sure my blogs ranked high. Maybe… Continue reading Pirates of the Caribbean – the Trilogy

current events, political

M for Madness and Martial Law

Thanks to Internet Archives, I found some of my old blogs and blogposts.  I found this blogpost from my first blog M-Reality. This is about the Madness of Martial Law of Marcos and Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Again, it looks like history is repeating itself. I find this post very apropos for the present political situation.  … Continue reading M for Madness and Martial Law

Astrology

New Paradigm For the Age of Aquarius

I saw this article which I wrote at the beginning of the new millennium for a newspaper. I was surprised that I haven't blogged this article. I wrote another article on the Age of Aquarius for a magazine, too. But I couldn't find a copy of it anymore although I still have the original manuscript.… Continue reading New Paradigm For the Age of Aquarius