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36 Years: The poet, after the revolution

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36 Years: The poet, after the revolution
This week, we talk to Alfonso Manalastas about the long history of art and activism and what this generations can and must do

MANILA, Philippines – What role does literature play in Philippine democracy?

In this episode of 36 Years, we talk about the arts and the struggle for democracy during and after the reign of the first Marcos president.

Spoken word poet and writer Alfonso Manalastas also talks about why it’s impossible to separate art from politics and what this (our!) generation needs to do to honor those who fought and struggled before us.

Bookmark this page to catch the episode once it streams on Wednesday, October 26.

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