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Jhayzon Paredes: Rocker Entrepreneur

Jhayzon Paredes: Rocker Entrepreneur

Levy Abad April 11, 2017 0

by Levy Abad Many of those who are familiar with the Rock ’n’ Roll scene of Winnipeg’s Filipino community most likely know also Jason “Jhayzon” Paredes as a rakista and the founder of three

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For the Record: Immortal Sacrament (2008–2016)

For the Record: Immortal Sacrament (2008–2016)

Levy Abad March 8, 2017 0

by Levy Abad One of the best Filipino-Canadian Metal bands in Manitoba, Immortal Sacrament, during its heyday in 2012, was comprised by Paul Magnaye (vocals), Marron Verzosa (guitar), Niko Guilbang (bass), Victor “Vic” Bautista

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Reflections on Theology of Liberation

Reflections on Theology of Liberation

Levy Abad September 9, 2016 0

by Levy Abad The decision of our Pastor to go on Sabbatical to do some immersion in the North and learn about the different forms of being a Church is a radical step. It

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Rizal on Reform and Revolution (conclusion)

Rizal on Reform and Revolution (conclusion)

Levy Abad November 25, 2015 0

Andres Bonifacio and other leaders of the Katipunan, together with ranks of the revolutionaries, belonged to the “left-wing tendency” of those who adhered to the ideas that Jose Rizal espoused. Upon closer look at

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Rizal on Reform and Revolution (part 3 of 4)

Rizal on Reform and Revolution (part 3 of 4)

Levy Abad November 11, 2015 0

by Levy Abad What were the tendencies that arose out of Jose Rizal’s ideas? The reform movement that he led exposed the abuses committed during the Spanish colonial and feudal rule. Aside from writing

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Rizal on Reform and Revolution (part 2)

Rizal on Reform and Revolution (part 2)

Levy Abad September 8, 2015 0

by Levy Abad The fresh ideas from abroad during the time of Jose Rizal cannot be anything but the ideas coming from the revolution in France and the American Revolution, which was also inspired

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Rizal on Reform and Revolution (part 1 of 4)

Rizal on Reform and Revolution (part 1 of 4)

Levy Abad August 5, 2015 0

by Levy Abad Almost a third of the seventeenth century, prior to the birth of Jose Rizal, constituted the history of the French Revolution. The great ideas of the French Revolution like equality, liberty,

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Where Did We Go Wrong? (conclusion)

Where Did We Go Wrong? (conclusion)

Levy Abad July 21, 2015 0

by Levy Abad Some people ask why activists are always critical of regimes. The reason for this is that many nationalist activists are acutely aware of the Constitution, the history, and the reasons other

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Edsa, Where Did We Go Wrong? (part 1)

Edsa, Where Did We Go Wrong? (part 1)

Levy Abad July 7, 2015 0

by Levy Abad What happened to us? Where did we go wrong? I remember back in 1986; I was with friends at EDSA (Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue) during the height of the EDSA uprising

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Remembering the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919

Remembering the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919

Levy Abad June 9, 2015 0

by Levy Abad Last May 15, I attended one of the events of the May Works 2015 Festival at the Ukrainian Labour Temple dubbed as “96 Years Later: The Legacy of the Winnipeg General

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