for Stephanie Nicole Ella By MARK ANGELES A pale moth would have alighted on the crown of your head instead of an eyeless bullet. One smokey night of windless, unrestrained detonation, someone’s gun whispered and spat the slug to the air, into the cables of your brain. That slug, still full metal jacket, beheld the…
Aquino administration’s human rights policy: Big in words, too little in action
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Duyog Tabang: Relief mission for victims of typhoon Pablo in Surigao del Sur
In this video, members of progressive organizations provide relief goods and medicines to Lumad communities in Surigao del Sur affected by typhoon Pablo.
Slideshow: Groups hold relief mission for victims of typhoon Pablo in Surigao del Sur
Progressive organizations led by Katribu party list initiated relief operations in far-flung villages in Surigao del Sur hardly hit by supertyphoon Pablo. The groups maintain that the impacts of climate change have been aggravated by the government’s mining policy. Text and photos by POM CAHILOG-VILLANUEVA