In his latest book, Rumors of a Divine-human Synergy in Our Midst, Filipino theologian Levi Oracion, challenges movements of change to provide a viable ethical rejoinder to the magnanimous weight of their struggles by finding clues in the life and ministry of Jesus to which he writes: “The nobility of one’s cause should, therefore, be matched by the nobility of the means of getting there just like what Jesus did –he had a noble vision and the means he sought to get there was through the combined force of righteousness, truth, mercy and love.”
Germaine Greer, has defined her goal as “women’s liberation” as distinct from “equality with men”. She asserts that women’s liberation meant embracing gender differences in a positive fashion – a struggle for the freedom of women to define their own values, order their own priorities and determine their own fates.
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Though unknown to many the popular face of Anonymous and the many activists who’ve donned the Guy Fawkes mask is the brain child of graphic novelist, Alan Moore who was responsible for the creation of the mysterious masked revolutionary who calls himself “V”.
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Today we remember Lean Alejandro, who was murdered on this day in 1987 a victim of the wave of extra-judicial killings that happened immediately after the first EDSA People Power Revolution.
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Often referred to as “the Sublime Paralytic”, and as “the Brains of the Revolution,” Apolinario Mabini was undoubtedly the most profound thinker and political philosopher to come out of the Philippine Revolution of 1896.
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Angela Davis, emerged as a prominent activist and radical in the 1960s, as a leader of the Communist Party USA, and had close relations with the Black Panther Party through her involvement in the Civil Rights Movement despite never being an official member of the party.
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Haunting words from Andres Bonifacio's widow, Gregoria de Jesus, who has been dubbed as the “Lakambini” (muse), of the Philippine revolutionary society known as the Katipunan.
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Having been influenced by fantasy writers like J. R. R. Tolkien, as well as by science fiction writers like Philip K. Dick, Ursula Le Guin exploits the creative flexibility of the science fiction and fantasy genres to undertake thorough explorations both of dimensions of social and psychological identity and of broader cultural and social structures.
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The anarcho-syndicalist writer and activist Rudolf Rocker, was the first to argue that the primary objective for anarchists was “to secure the personal and social freedom of men”
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Unknown to many, anarchism influenced the political imagination of Jose Rizal, a martyr of the Philippine Revolution.
Likewise Rizal’s exploits also served as inspiration to Spanish anarchists like Golli, who assassinated Spanish Prime Minister Canovas, seven months after Jose Rizal’s execution in Manila, on August 8, 1897 to avenge Jose Rizal.
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