probably resettled in Bicol in that particular wave of migration.
Philippine Military Academy, taking the lead from his navy at the PMA, Mr. Lagman’s fam late Popoy Lagman, a prominent attention from his exploits in the underground movement. Inside the movement, he was regarded a heretic, the leader of the bloc that questioned the viability of Mao’s long game, that of a patient encircling the seat of power from the countryside. When the Rejectionists, the contrarians to the core planks of the mainstream Left, speak of the “Nicaraguan option” in gaining state power, they are merely echoing what Popoy Lagman had proposed before heated plenums of the Left.
Another brother, labor lawyer Harmon Lagman, disappeared during the Martial Law years. Harmon Lagman was one the first desaparecidos of Marcos’ of the name Harmon Lagman immediately debunks all claims that Marcos’ Martial Law did not summarily salvage political dissenters.
Edcel Lagman has worked within the system and not underground. Still, his social and economic justice themes are similar to what his dead brothers fought for – only the mode and strategies differed. Anti-authoritarianism, economic safety nets, the reversal of antediluvian population programs are his core policy planks, the planks of progressives working within the liberal democratic system.
background, does not inhabit the political space of Mr. Lagman and his ‘sermon on the mount’ centered on anti- corruption exposure and censure of corrupt for governing with impunity.
not a political progressive.
them leaders of the political opposition was the timidity of the opposition leaders and their refusal to be cowed and daunted. At the frontline of the opposition to Mr. Duterte are the unafraid.