“For as long as the Duterte regime looks down on the working class and puts foreign and capitalist interests first, these crises will not stop.”
Month: August 2019
We are reminded that the best model of ‘audience engagement’ is still direct organizing in communities. Mainstream and social media can broaden reach, but in politics what counts is the solid membership in barangays, districts, cities, and provinces.
“The law was designed to serve as the coup de grâce against the sagging communist movement in the Philippines. It was the answer to the local reds’ shift in style from armed aggression to the more subtle ‘legal and parliamentary struggle.’ It was hoped that the law would finally break the back, or what remained…
Plans are afoot to bring back the long dead Anti-Subversion Act that became LAW 62 years ago. The military, the police and the Department of Interior and Local Governments (DILG) are asking Congress to do just that on the argument that its re-enactment — it was repealed in 1992 during the Fidel V. Ramos presidency…
“We could say that Oceanagold really crippled our livelihood.”
The NUJP reminded state security forces forces that “ their mandate is to preserve and protect democracy, along with all the rights and freedoms that go with it, not stifle.”
The island of Negros has long been militarized supposedly to obliterate the revolutionary group Communist Party of the Philippines and its armed wing, the New People’s Army.
The predator, in this case, is a corrupt politician who had the police functioned as his private army. This equally brutal government is about to set him free. We have all the reasons to fear rape and death to this day.
By DEE AYROSO
“What we have here in UP are critical minds much sharper or deadly than guns, and it seemed that that was the AFP [Armed Forces of the Philippines] and PNP [Philippine National Police] were afraid of.”
“If Sanchez is freed this year he would have served merely 25 years of the 360 years sentence meted to him.”