Militant Struggles and Anti-Imperialism in Resil Mojares's The Freeman Columns during the Early 1970s

  title={Militant Struggles and Anti-Imperialism in Resil Mojares's The Freeman Columns during the Early 1970s},
  author={Karlo Mikhail I. Mongaya},
  journal={Philippine Studies: Historical and Ethnographic Viewpoints},
  • K. M. Mongaya
  • Published 29 November 2019
  • History
  • Philippine Studies: Historical and Ethnographic Viewpoints
In the early 1970s, Resil Mojares wrote a newspaper column in the Cebu-based daily The Freeman on what he dubbed the “years of protests.” Through a close reading of surviving copies of Mojares’s columns, this article explores his interest in the militant struggles and anti-imperialist nationalism of the time up until 23 September 1972, when his last column appeared on the very same day he was arrested upon the imposition of martial law. Mojares’s early journalistic writings had nurtured an… 




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