By DEE AYROSO
Day: February 25, 2023
Mother and child
Woman and child of the Lao Lhum tribe of Luang Prabang province, Lao People’s Democratic Republic. The Lao Lhum indigenous people in Zhang Village practice sustainable farming without the use of chemicals in a protected upland area
News in Pictures | Progressives commemorate People Power 1
Various sectoral and progressive groups stage a protest action at the People Power Monument in Quezon City in commemoration of the 37th EDSA people’s uprising.
Vantage Point | The revolution that wasn’t
Throughout its six years in office, the Duterte administration paid scant attention, if at all, to the anniversaries of the 1986 “People Power” or EDSA I “Revolution.”
At Ground level | US gained by saving the Marcoses in 1986
The irony cannot be ignored. Today’s 37th observance of the Filipino people’s historic peaceful uprising – which led to the ouster of the 14-year US-backed dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos Sr. – happens with his namesake-son sitting as president in Malacañang.
Progressives denounce disinformation, remember 37th year of Marcos Sr. ouster
“Despite his attempts to rehabilitate his family’s image, Bongbong Marcos’ inutility as president, onerous economic policies, his waste and misuse of public funds, his puppetry to US and Chinese interests, and his perpetuation of his father’s fascist policies and that of Duterte’s cause the Filipino people to remember the dark days of dictatorship and urge…