The crisis of neoliberalism has been widely discussed long before the outbreak of the COVID-19. The pandemic has even further exposed deep shortcomings in the dominant mode of global economic and political organizations reflected by the WTO. The free trade agreements brokered and promoted by the WTO have perpetuated this system of inequality between nations of the North and the South.
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Bulatlat asks workers who joined the protest marking the birth anniversary of Andres Bonifacio about their most urgent demands.
Despite the ongoing threats of Chinese presence in the West Philippine Sea and the damages faced both by the country’s aquatic resources and the small-time fisherfolk, Pamalakaya said “there is still time to rehabilitate.”
Transport workers are calling for the junking of the “no-vaccination, no-work” order of the country’s task force set-up to control the spread of the pandemic.
As Filipino citizens, we have both the ability and responsibility to remind, denounce and help our leaders understand the adverse effects of injustice, oppression, marginalization and the causes of poverty and hunger and the act to eliminate them.
Comelec earlier denied the Nurses United Partylist the accreditation it needs to run for the partylist elections next year. This, said Makabayan chairperson and senatorial aspirant Neri Colmenares, adds to “the big injustice suffered by our pandemic heroes.”
“The court’s decision is an affirmation that the allegations made against our organization were based on unfounded testimonies.”
Members of the academic community from various public and private universities established an anti-disinformation and anti-fraud network to fight for fair and pro-people elections in 2022.
Filipino artists are calling on the government to jail the other half of the Marcos conjugal dictatorship, Imelda Marcos, who has been convicted of several graft charges three years ago but remains scot-free.
An international organization of lawyers is opposing the candidacy of the president’s spokesperson to the United Nations International Law Commission, saying that Harry Roque’s defense of President Rodrigo Duterte’s human rights record went beyond his so-called “call of duty.”
Six Filipino environment activists are attending side events and demonstrations at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland to demand grassroots solutions to the ongoing climate crisis.