Mabining Mandirigma provides its audience a new image of Apolinario Mabini, as well as a striking realization that, although cliche, history does repeat itself.
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Truly, the descendants of the wicked remain wicked to the poor and cordial to the foreigner. It is evident in violent demolitions of communities such as Sitio San Roque in Quezon City, Aetas in Clark, Dumagat in Sierra Madre, and Sitio Aroma in Cebu to make way for development projects; it is evident when our islands are being sold–literally and virtually–to foreign business in the pursuit of investment.
Ang kapakanan ng sambayanan ang lohika ng pagpapatuloy ng paghihimagsik. Kung mawawala ang kapakanan ng bayan sa isinasakatuparan ng pamumuno at pamahalaan, mawawala na rin ang batayan at lohika ng pamumuno at paghihimagsik. Sinabi ni Mabini ang aral na ito mahigit isandaang taon na ang nakaraan.
Mabining Mandirigma, a Steampunk Musical, runs at the CCP Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (Little Theater) from August 16 until September 1, 2019.
By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld The peasant-born Apolinario Mabini, whose 150th birth anniversary passed last Wednesday with few being even aware of it, was one of the two greatest intellectuals produced by the reform and revolutionary periods in Philippine history. Mabini, who by dint of hard work became a lawyer by the…