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Wednesday, March 7, 2007

McKinley's imperialist policy

America was a latecomer in the age of imperialism when powerful nations of Europe looked down on tropical nations as objects of colonization. During this period, peoples of tropical regions were classified as lower races to be controlled by the supposedly higher races, or those people inhabiting the temperate regions. America entered this age with its more influential Wall Street decision makers embracing this imperialist idea and dictating on the course of American foreign policy.

Why Filipinos are not a patriotic people

It is truly amazing that Filipinos are not a patriotic people. Yet, a decade and a hundred years ago this country teemed with great heroes.