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Winnie Monsod vs. Lumad

A sharp commentary on Monsod’s empty assertions defending the AFP vs. the lumads.

“And sound analysis is impossible without an intimate knowledge of life and without real understanding of pertinent contradictions.” – Mao

Winnie Monsod might tag me for using this statement for whatever its worth but she certainly lacks this kind of “sound analysis.” She should go to ALCADEV and see the situation herself before she says or writes anything more. #HelpSendWinnieToSchool

Kapirasong Kritika

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Sa kolum niyang “Who is exploiting the ‘lumad’?” sa Philippine Daily Inquirer nitong 19 Setyembre, ipinagtanggol ni Prop. Solita “Mareng Winnie” Monsod ang militar laban sa malaganap at patuloy pang lumalaganap na pagkondena rito dahil sa pagpatay, at pagmasaker pa nga, sa mga Lumad sa Mindanao.

Sa maraming taon, pinatatag ng midyang pag-aari ng malalaking kapitalista ang imahe ni Monsod, propesor ng ekonomiks at komentarista sa dyaryo at telebisyon, bilang tinig ng makatwirang opinyon. Malaking bagay ang estilo niya ng pagsusulat at pagsasalita – pang-araw-araw, direkta-sa-punto, para tuloy “makamasa” at “totoo.”

Pero sa kolum niyang ito tungkol sa maramihang pagpatay sa mga Lumad, malinaw na hindi katotohanan ang hangad niya, kundi ang pagbaluktot at pagtatago nito. Hindi ang pagtigil sa pagpatay sa mga Lumad, kundi ang pananaig sa publiko ng paliwanag ng militar sa naturang mga pagpatay.

Ang ugat: ang agad at awtomatikong pagpanig niya sa militar nang labag sa…

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