Americanization and Decolonization: Minsan Isang Gamu-Gamo, 1976

In the 1990s the Philippines witnessed the closure of two big American Military facilities. The negotiations and talks for its expulsion took decades. This only represents the superpower’s ferocious strength and it slowly crumbling relationship with the ex-colony.               Minsan isang Gamu-gamo is a film by Lupita A. Kashiwara made in 1976 at the …

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Singapore Museum Trail

“Singapore is what your city could become if everyone obeyed the rules, did their jobs diligently, and just shut up. When your city gets to be this paragon of efficiency and discipline, would you still want to live there? Singapore is a model city, which is terrific if you happen to be a model human.” – Jessica Zafra (Twisted Travels) …

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