Day: July 28, 2007

In a report back event in Montreal by Canadian delegates to the People’s International Observers’ Mission (IOM) to the Philippines they noted that it was almost impossible to have truly democratic elections in a country where the overwhelming majority live in crushing poverty while a small landowning elite enjoys incredible wealth and power. BY MALCOLM…

The state of the nation presented by Pres. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in her address during the opening of the 14th Congress was totally different from what was described by militant organizations in the street outside Congress. They seem to be talking about two different countries. But the picture being presented by migrant groups in protest actions…