By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star Though we are mere uzi or bystanders in the ongoing negotiations to forge a Trans-Pacific free-trade bloc, it is interesting, and instructive, to observe the converging and clashing national interests among the 12 countries involved. Final agreement is being difficult to reach, dashing President…
Day: August 9, 2015
Indigenous peoples call: ‘Carry on the struggle’
“We refuse to give up the struggle, and they try to kill us. We give up, they will still kill us. So, it’s better to carry on the struggle.” – Datu Guibang Apoga of Talaingod, Davao del Norte
Homeless in UP | Commercialization brings housing woes to state university
Some “Iskolar ng Bayan” have turned to sleeping in the streets, in protest, and out of options for a place to stay.
Women take lead in defending land, rights, home
“It is difficult enough to be a rights defender. But it is more difficult when one is a woman.”