The process of sanduguan was an agreement reached by two peoples. And it was this agreement that was, as firmly believed by Filipino revolutionaries in the late 19th century, violated by Spain.
“The Nation’s Fiscalizer” was the title that the Philippines Free Press had given this rising vocal senator in 1968 who has voiced his opposition on the growing authoritarian ways of the Marcos administration in every step of the way. His oratory skills in the Senate floor was legendary. He was but among the several cacophony…
Jose Rizal arose in our reckoning as a writer, and as with many of the Filipino propagandists in Spain at the time, press freedom was very close to his heart.
We commemorate the legacy of Senator Eva Estrada Kalaw and her refreshing independent voice in the Senate.
Saying that we commemorate the ‘122 anniversary of Philippine independence’ today implies that we have had our national sovereignty and independence for the past 122 years, which is not historically accurate.