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Sass Rogando Sasot

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Sass Rogando Sasot
A transpinay based in The Hague, Sass Rogando Sasot is studying at Leiden University, pursuing an MA in International Relations, working on a thesis on how a systemic change led to the rivalry of the coastal States of the South China Sea. In 2013, Sass became the first Filipino to receive the ECHO Award, given annually to excellent migrant students in academic and higher professional education in The Netherlands. In 2014, she graduated magna cum laude at Leiden University College-The Hague, with a Combined Major in World Politics and Global Justice, minor in International Development, with courses on U.S. Foreign Policy and International Relations of China take at UCLA. She has at least 10 years of practical international experience.

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Duterte’s history making Asean debut

Sass Sez
Opinion
Sabi ni Frantz Fanon sa The Wretched of the Earth, ang “national liberation, national reawakening, restoration of the nation to the people.., whatever the name used, whatever the ...
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On Crass vs Class: Duterte is the Diogenes of world politics

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Opinion
If I focused on Duterte’s rhetoric, I woud have not supported him. Roxas was the master rhetorician of the last election. Pure class. But when I looked beyond ...
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Media man who said Duterte had cancer now says Robredo should prepare for transition

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Opinion
OH PHILIP LUSTRE So does Philip Lustre Jr have any idea about the plan to overthrow Duterte? Leni Robredo is this true? If no, categorically deny and call ...
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It’s time for the Philippines to make a move on the Scarborough Shoal issue

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Opinion
ON THE RECENT REPORTS ON CONTINUED CHINESE ACTIVITIES IN SCARBOROUGH SHOAL Now, magiging critical ako sa Duterte administration. Let me settle some facts first. 1. The Philippines vs ...
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Fuck Rappler! The bastardisation of democracy and freedom of speech

Sass Sez
Opinion
In their #NoPlaceForHate article, Rappler declared that they are going to “aggressively” delete “crude and disrespectful posts and comments that violate standards of civility.” In other words, they ...
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Stop using Davao blast to feed your Martial Law fantasies

Sass Sez
Opinion
PLEASE STOP SPINNING THIS TO FEED YOUR MARTIAL LAW FANTASY According to this GMA 7 article, President Duterte declared “state of lawlessness” in DAVAO CITY and NOT the ...
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Sass goes live on Facebook

Opinion
…so I’m going live this Friday @ 7PM, Philippine Time. x Leila de Lima, is this true or false? Leila de Lima Really? You are calling on the ...
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The silencing continues

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Opinion
The account I used to create this page has been reported today. It was “temporarily locked” by Facebook until I verify my identity. I was able to, hence ...
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Asan ang CHR nung panahon ni Aquino?

Sass Sez
Opinion
GASCON MUST INVESTIGATE THE LAST ADMINISTRATION FOR MASSIVE HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS Dear Chito Gascon: The scandalous discrepancy between the number of drug addicts and the number of rehabilitation ...
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Dismantle the narco-state

Sass Sez
Opinion
DISMANTLE THE PHILIPPINE NARCO-STATE! A few days ago it was announced that Odictas will reveal their government protectors. The Odictas have just been assassinated in Caticlan Port. The ...
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