“With a DDS at the helm of DAR, the prospect of genuine land reform and rural industrialization is now next to impossible.”
Month: December 2017
“We welcome and appreciate the effort of Sen. Grace Poe. That’s what we want to hear from the government.”
MANILA — Kin of victims of extrajudicial killings — both political and drug war-related — gathered at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani on Dec. 1 to protest what they called President Duterte’s tyranny. As the International Human Rights Day draws nearer, progressives note a series of attacks against activists, human rights workers and advocates. The…
The Philippine crisis is reaching another acute stage 45 years after Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law in 1972. The country barely survived it then. But this time the affliction could very well be terminal. Today as in 1972, authoritarian rule, whether through another declaration of martial law or the formation of a “revolutionary government,” is…
The honoring of heroes and martyrs took place amid President Rodrigo Duterte’s threats of crackdown on activists and declaration of a so-called “revolutionary government.”
Bonifacio fought for a society that’s truly serving the people; President Duterte is seeking to serve only himself and a handful of exploiters and oppressors, Labog said.