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 Vol. 2, No. 46 December 22-28, 2002

Yearend Reports

·        The Economy in 2002: From Bad to Worse (Really)  By Sandra Nicolas 

·        The Other War on Terror By Bobby Tuazon

·        The CPP-NPA’s Quest for Victory: Impossible Dream? By Rowena Carranza

Migrant Watch - Bigger Protests to Greet New Year in Hong Kong  By BULATLAT.COM

Mindanao’s Image as RP’s Kidnap Capital Disproved By Carlos H. Conde

Down the Crooked U.S. Course Against 9/11 Terrorism  By Center for Anti-Imperialist Studies (CAIS)

COMMENTARY - The State’s Strategy Against Lumads By Carlos H. Conde

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: MESSAGE ON A SHIRT By Aubrey SC Makilan/Bulatlat.com


 Vol. 2, No. 45 December 15-21, 2002 

Survey Says: Five Out Of 10 Women Unaware That They Are Violated  By BULATLAT.COM 

Migrant Watch - Ople Warned Not to Betray Filipino Workers in Hong Kong  By BULATLAT.COM 

Yearender: A Tough Year for U.S. Military Affairs in the Philippines By Alexander Martin Remollino

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' Watch -  Indigenous Leaders Bring Ethnocide Issue to UN Special Rep  By Elmer D. Sagbigsal 

Plant Variety Protection Act: Farm Law to Safeguard TNCs - But Not Planters By Dennis  Espada

KAKUWANAN (QUIRKS) - Bayan Ko: Laban O Bawi?  By Jose F. Lacaba

Hu's on First By James Sherman


DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Getting Away With It By Amy V. Padilla

Alternative Reader No. 39: Anti-War Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   Lawyers Statement on UN Resolution 1441 on Iraq

·   Legal Challenge against War Filed in British Court  By Sanjay Suri

·   Friends and allies: Why the US Cannot Bully All By the Leader, The Guardian

·   World Survey Says Negative Views of U.S. Are Rising By Adam Clymer

·   Commentary: Anti-war protesters are flowing in from the mainstream  By Marjie Lundstorm

·   Antiwar Effort Gains Momentum: Growing Peace Movement's Ranks Include Some Unlikely Allies  By Evelyn Nieves

·   Speaking against war: A group of celebrities will issue a statement today protesting an attack against Iraq By Hilary E. MacGregor

·   U.S. anti-war protests spread: Marchers hit streets of Houston, other cities; over 140 arrested  By Cynthia Lee

·   Labor Should Oppose War With Iraq  By Paul Felton


 Vol. 2, No. 44 December 8-14, 2002 

Canadian Group Says HR is Victim of GMA’s ‘War on Terror’: Philippine Army replaces PNP as top human rights violator as world marks Human Rights Day   By Bobby Tuazon 

Ka Roger Confirms: No Christmas Ceasefire  By BULATLAT.COM 

Commentary - Meralco’s Monopoly and Public Interest By Antonio Tujan Jr.

The Badjaos: Proud and Ridiculed   By Alexander Martin Remollino

Critics Pick ‘10 Most Nationalist Poems’ By Ronalyn Olea

The 'Brown Rimbaud'  By Alexander Martin Remollino

A Jeepney Ride to Tinambac By Alfonso Bermejo Villamora

Tula (Poem) Ikaw Kasama, at ang Malayang Bukas ay Iisa By Sinag Diwa 


·        Bayan Muna solon bats for debt servicing cut

·        122-152% hike in water rates seen

·        Cabinet revamp gets flak from militants

Alternative Reader No. 38 Selected articles on the impending U.S. war on Iraq  Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   ACTION ALERT: Common Myths in Iraq Coverage By Fair.org

·   A Modest Proposal By Noam Chomsky

·   The Face of Empire By William K. Tabb

·   Collateral Victory By C hristian Caryl

·   The Bloodstained Path By Dennis Kucinich


 Vol. 2, No. 43 December 1-7, 2002 

Balikatan ‘Sequel’: U.S. Mulls Sending Troops vs Abu Sayyaf in Sulu   By Carlos H. Conde

Analysis - MLSA: Laying the Bricks of a Bigger Strategy  By Bobby Tuazon 

Patriots on Bonifacio Day: ‘Junk the MLSA’  By BULATLAT.COM

Labor Watch - Growing Turbulence in the Labor Front: Blue Christmas for Workers  By BULATLAT.COM

Migrant Watch - Singers, Not OFWs, To Have GMA’s Ears in Japan By BULATLAT.COM

Farmers, Scientists Push Fight vs GMOs, Agrochem TNCs By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

Poetry - 'A Moment of Silence, Before I Start This Poem' By Emmanuel Ortiz

Labor Watch - All's Not Quiet on the Labor Front  By  Alexander Martin Remollino

Alternative Reader No. 37: 'Bush's Desire To Be the New Churchill...' Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   Bush's Desire To Be the New Churchill is a Threat to Us All  By Paul Kennedy

·   Iraq: The Economic Consequences of War  By William D. Nordhaus

·   A New Age of Empire in the Middle East, Courtesy of the US and UK  By Sasha Lilley

·   INDONESIA: State terrorism and the Bali bombings  By John Pilger

·   US Military in Puerto Rico, An Occupying Army  By Elizabeth Roebling

·   "It's The Oil, Stupid!"  By Joseph Clifford


 Vol. 2, No. 42 November 24-30, 2002 

Moro-Moro on the Rise  By  Alexander Martin Remollino

Analysis - MLSA as a Sophisticated Word Game   By Danilo Araña Arao

“A man devoted to public service”: Support for Sison Swells  By BULATLAT.COM

Asia’s Biggest Mall Empire Rises from Contractual Workers’ Toil  By Hetty Alcuitas

6 Farmers Nabbed After Army-NPA Clash Cry Torture By Karl G. Ombion

2 Congress Bills Eye UP’s Full Commercialization By BULATLAT.COM

Labor Watch - Commentary: Labor Moderates Prefer Cell Cards To Workers’ Empty Stomachs  By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

Labor Watch - All's Not Quiet on the Labor Front  By  Alexander Martin Remollino

Scientists Show that Meralco Can Very Well Pay Back Its Customers   By Dr. Giovanni Tapang

Facts on the Overcharging Case vs Meralco

Meralco Refund for the Period 1994 to 2002

Despite Rollback: Oil Products Still Overpriced by P0.55 per Liter  By IBON Foundation

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Our Struggle for Education By Rep. Satur Ocampo, Bayan Muna Party List


Alternative Reader No. 36: War Plan Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   War Plan in Iraq Sees Large Force and Quick Strikes By David E. Sanger, Eric Schmitt and Thom Shanker

·   UN resolution: Dangerous ambiguity By Ian Urbina

·   U.N.'s Iraq Vote Sets Stage for More Friction By Ivo H. Daalder and James M. Lindsay

·   A glimmer of European defiance: France and Russia have ensured Bush has no UN mandate for war By Jonathan Steele


 Vol. 2, No. 41 November 17-23, 2002 

 Analysis - Meralco Ruling Stresses Urgent Need to Abolish Power Reform Act  By  Danilo Araña Arao

Big Rallies vs. School Budget Cuts Set   By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

Campus Press Under Attack   By Alexander Martin Remollino

After 16 Years, Justice for ‘Ka Lando’ Remains Elusive  By Alexander Martin Remollino

Filipino Refugees from Sabah: Trapped in an Endless Journey By Maita Santiago

Pangako sa 'Yo’: President's One Million Jobs Program Headed for Disaster, Say Farmers and Scientists (First of two parts) By Hetty Alcuitas

GMA’s Hybrid Rice Program is Not For Small Farmers (Second of Two Parts)  By Hetty Alcuitas

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Joint Statement on Attacks Against the Philippine Media By Inday Espina-Varona, National Union of Journalists in the Philippines (NUJP) and Ronalyn Olea, College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP)

Alternative Reader No. 35: Energy and Strategy Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   Iraqi Oil, American Bonanza? In a Post-War Iraq, U.S. Companies Could be Major Players By John W. Schoen

·   Iraqi Cancers, Birth Defects Blamed on U.S. Depleted Uranium By Larry Johnson

·   Saddam's Merry Dance Cannot Hide the Sad Inevitability of Events By Robert Fisk

·   From War on Terror to Plain War: United States: Energy and Strategy By Michael Klare


 Vol. 2, No. 40 November 10-16, 2002 

"High-risk" Institutions   By  Alexander Martin Remollino

Commentary - Justifying Suppression Amid Troubled Times   By Danilo Araña Arao

NUJP, COBRA-ANS Condemn Attack on TV Crew  By Karl G. Ombion

The Nature of Modern Imperialism  By Roland G. Simbulan

Brocka, La Aunor Movies Top Activists' 10 Best Films By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

Bearing Bob’s Face By Alexander Martin Remollino

Transport Strike Paralyzes Negros Occidental  By Karl G. Ombion

Ecologists, Scientists Assail U.S. for Environmental Terrorism  By Dennis Espada

Alternative Reader No. 34: Doomsday Scenario  Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   George Bush Crosses Rubicon - But What Lies Beyond?  By Robert Fisk

·   UN Security Council Split on Meaning of Iraq Vote By Thalif Deen

·   A Doomsday Scenario By Joseph Stiglitz

·   Wars and Economic Depressions  By Jayati Ghosh

·   U.S. Pilots in Gulf Use Southern Iraq for Practice Runs By Michael R. Gordon


 Vol. 2, No. 39 November 3-9, 2002 

Jeepney Drivers Call for Price Rollback as Oil Giants Reap Profits  By Danilo Araña Arao

Analysis - The Making of a Garrison State  By Bobby Tuazon

Bush-GMA Pressure on EU Seen to Scuttle Peace Talks  By BULATLAT.COM

An All Souls’ Day Tribute to Martyrs  By BULATLAT.COM

New Book Unmasks US' Terror War By BULATLAT.COM


Alternative Reader No. 33: Opposition to U.S. War of Aggression Surges Worldwide  Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   US Weapons Secrets Exposed  By Julian Borger

·   Americans rally against war in Iraq; Protestors march in front of the White House  By Kevin Anderson

·   Fear of U.S. Power Shapes Iraq Debate: As U.N. Considers War Resolution, a Distrust of American Policy Emerges  By Glenn Kessler and Walter Pincus


 Vol. 2, No. 38 October 27-November 2, 2002  

GMA Faces Impeachment Over ID System, Youth Group Says   By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

National ID System: 6  Reasons Why it Should Be Rejected  By Emilio B. Cinco

The MILF on Alleged Links with Al Qaeda-Jemaah Islamiyah: ‘Ours Is A People’s Struggle’ By Carlos H. Conde

Migrant Watch - Exclusion of Party-List Election from Absentee Voting Bill Hit  By Melai Dapulang

Scientists, Farmers to Hound CGIAR Meet with Protests  By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

New Book Unmasks US' Terror War By BULATLAT.COM

NUJP Denounces Another Abduction of Journalist By Hannah Papasin and Karl G. Ombion

Truth in GMA’s Advertising By Rhea Delos Santos

DoH Also Exports Filipino Nurses Abroad By Jocelyn Santos

SPECIAL REPORT - FIRING SEASON: Massive Government Job Cuts Seen Early Next Year By Felicisimo Manalansan


DEMOCRATIC SPACE - On Censorship and the MTRCB Reorganization Bills  By Julie L. Po, Concerned Artists of the Philippines (CAP)

Alternative Reader No. 32: Opposing the U.S. War on Terror  Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   Why I Oppose the US War on Terror: an ex-Marine Sergeant Speaks Out  By Chris White

·   America is Lost in a Hobbesian Swirl of Self-Interest: Brainwashing in the United States   By Ann Pettifer

·   A Patriotic Left By Michael Kazin

·   Somebody Blew Up America By Amiri Baraka


 Vol. 2, No. 37 October 20-26, 2002 

MIGRANT WATCH - Jailed and Stranded OFWs in Saudi: Forgotten Heroes  By Maita Santiago

Of Billions and Crumbs  By Alexander Martin Remollino

Nationwide Protests for Food and Wage Launched Today  By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

Globalization Fuels Women Workers’ Struggle in the Philippines By Melai Dapulang

Political detainee’s pregnancy threatened by military maltreatment: High Risk  By Esmeralda Dela Paz

2 Army Men Accused of Harassing Negros Reporter: NUJP, Negros media condemn rising wave of repression By Karl G. Ombion

Hollywood Celebrities Mobilize for Peace By Caesar G. Soriano

PHOTO OF THE WEEK -  OFFLINE By Raymund Villanueva

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Nothing Can Silence Mindoro Pastor By Pastor Dino Bangkiling, Kalipunan ng mga Katutubong Mamamayan ng Pilipinas (KAMP, or the National Federation of Indigenous Peoples Organizations in the Philippines)

Alternative Reader No. 31: The Spoils of War  Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   America's For-Profit Secret Army By Leslie Wayne

·   A Plan for Iraq : U.S. Has a Plan to Occupy Iraq, Officials Report By David E. Sanger and Eric Schmitt

·   The Spoils of War By Helen Caldicott


 Vol. 2, No. 36 October 13-19, 2002  

A Life Less Ordinary: Irene Plagtiosa  By Hannah Papasin

A Legacy of Activism  By Alexander Martin Remollino

AFP – America’s Surrogate Army  By Bobby Tuazon

Reyes on the 2003 Defense Budget: ‘We’re on the Offensive’  By Sandra Nicolas

Move to Scrap Controversial DoLE Order Gains Support By Aubrey SC Makilan

Wage Earners Need P8,000-P17,000 More Every Month By Danilo Araña Arao

Negros School Administrators Face Harassment Charges  By Karl G. Ombion

Resume Peace Talks, Bishops Urge GMA  By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

Reaping a Storm  By Alexander Martin Remollino

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - “We align ourselves with all of humanity who decry the U.S. agenda…” By Muslim Solidarity for the People of Iraq (MUSPI) 

Alternative Reader No. 30: The Anvil of War and the Ailing American Economy  Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   The Anvil of War and the Ailing American Economy    By Ahmad Faruqui

·   The Bush Plan For Empire: The president's real goal in Iraq  By Jay Bookman

·   International Law and the Thesis of "Anticipatory Self-Defense"  By Peter Mark

·   U.S. Bolstering Forces in Gulf: Pentagon Says It Is Not Preparing a Surprise Attack on Iraq  By a Washington Post Staff Writer


 Vol. 2, No. 35 October 6-12, 2002  

Labor Watch - Militant Workers and Peasants Link Arms to Press for Relief from Crisis  By BULATLAT.COM

Is Congress Ready for a Radical Bill?   By Bobby Tuazon

European Groups Vow to Back Sison All the Way  By D.L. Mondelo

Alleged Rights Violator in Sulu Up for AFP Promotion By Amy V. Padilla

Fight for P15 per kilo of palay reaches Congress: Farmers Seek Bigger Budget for Rice Price Subsidy By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

Plunder Watch Drags Palace to Multi-Million Road Project Scam By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

First-Person Commentary - Trip to Bicol: A Snapshot of Poverty and the Teachers’ Resolve to Organize By Danilo Araña Arao

Threats, Insecurity and Lies at PNOC Project Site  By Hannah Papasin

Small Vendors Bloat Employment Figures  By Felicisimo Manalansan 

Trafficked Filipino Women Servicing American Soldiers in Korea  By Kanaga Raja 

Commentary - Thorough and Objective?   By Alexander Martin Remollino

Photo of the Week - SAKADAS OF NEGROS  By Cobra-Ans/Bulatlat.com

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - International Peace Appeal  By Michel Collon, Dirk Adriaensens (S.O.S. Iraq Belgium) and Luk Brusselaers (S.O.S. Children of Iraq, the Netherlands) 

Alternative Reader No. 29: 'Blind and Improvident'  Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·        Bush War Plan: "Blind and Improvident"  By Senator Robert Byrda

·        West Point Honors Grad Says: Bush is a Threat to World Peace   By David Wiggins

·        Seven Reasons to Oppose a U.S. Invasion of Iraq  By Stephen Zunes


 Vol. 2, No. 34 September 29-October 5, 2002  

As the U.S. readies to wage war against Iraq: World Church Leaders Call for U.S. Troops Pull-Out from RP By Rowena Carranza

Related article: Unity Statement, International Ecumenical Conference on Terrorism in a Globalized World  

Proposed 2003 Budget Shows Military Bias By Sandra Nicolas

New OPH in October: Oil Price Hocus-Pocus By Danilo Araña Arao

PNOC Replies By Leonardo M. Ote, Environment and External Relations Manager, PNOC-EDC

Rejoinder to PNOC By Edgar A. Cadagat, Karl G. Ombion and Hannah Papasin

Negros Farmers Stand by Story, Bare More Harrowing Facts of PNOC Project By Edgar A. Cadagat and Karl G. Ombion

Ex-Cafgu Finds A New Cause  By Hannah Papasin

Faces of Che  By Alexander Martin Remollino

Why the UN Must Defend Iraq Against the U.S. War of Aggression  By Prof. Roland Simbulan

A Gathering of Women Peacemakers   By Alexander Martin Remollino

Women and U.S. Wars of Aggression  By Dr. Kathryn Poethig

U.S. Violates International Law : The Pentagon's Secret Chemical Weapons Program By Edward Hammond

Photo of the Week - SHALOM  By Lito Ocampo

Alternative Reader No. 28: Letters Against War  Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·        Letter from Ramsey Clark to UN Security Council 

·        An Open Letter To America From Chilean Ariel Dorfman 


 Vol. 2, No. 33 September 22-28, 2002  

De Venecia Bared U.S. Plot to Scuttle Peace Talks – Joma Sison: Dutch church leaders support call to defend Filipino exile, peace talks resumption   By D.L. Mondelo

Euro-Parliamentarians Back Call to Defend Sison’s Rights  By BULATLAT.COM

Calls for Peace By Rowena Carranza

Related Articles :

No to All-Out War, Yes to Peace Negotiations  

Unity Statement: Resume Formal Peace Talks Now!  

Sept. 16 Reunion Slams U.S. War on Iraq, MLSA By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

Lies and Realities in Labor Force Surveys  By Danilo Araña Arao

Mall Owners, Property Developers Drive out Peasants from their Land By Alexander Martin Remollino

PNOC Project Endangers Mt. Kanlaon; Will Displace Thousands  By Edgar A. Cadagat and Karl G. Ombion  

Photo of the Week - DRILLING SITE NO. 10  By Courier/Bulatlat.com

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - An Open Letter to President George  Bush and Prime Minister Tony Blair  By Christian Conference of Asia (CCA)

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Church Group to GMA: Stop the Return of US Military Bases or Face Ouster  By Promotion of Church People's Response (PCPR)

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Teachers relearn history on September 16, call for abrogation of three RP-US military agreements and MLSA  By Congress of Teachers/Educators for Nationalism and Democracy University of the Philippines (CONTEND-UP)

BEHIND THE "SECOND FRONT": A video documentary on the International Solidarity Mission and Lakbay Kalinaw A KODAO Production



Set 1

·        The US Wants to Close the Dragnet around Sison. The Netherlands has closed his bank account and taken away his housing. What’s next: extradition?  By  Bert De Belder

·        NDFP condemns US "terrorist" tag On the CPP, NPA and Jose Ma. Sison 
Statement of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) Executive Committee

·        An Open Letter from Peace Advocates in Japan
By the Japan Network for a Peaceful, Sovereign and Free Philippines (JNPSFP)

·        Hands Off the Communist Party of the Philippines! 
The Leading Committee of the Revolutionary Marxist Organization A/synechia

·        Japanese Peaceniks Defend Jose Maria Sison, Calls for Peace Talks in the Philippines
And Junks Bush’s War of Terror 

By the Japan Network for a Peaceful, Sovereign and Free Philippines (JNPSFP)

·        Filipino and Canadian Human Rights Organizations Demand Justice at Dutch Consulate  
By the B.C. Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (BCCHRP)

·        Joema is no terrorist: HK groups throw support to Sison 
By the United Filipinos in Hong Kong (UNIFIL-HK) and Asian Students Association (ASA)

·        European Parliament Members Support Call To Defend Rights of Professor Sison   
By the Committee to Defend Filipino Progressives Abroad (DEFEND)

·        Dutch Clergymen Express Support for Prof. Sison   
By the Committee to Defend Filipino Progressives Abroad (DEFEND)

·        Unity Statement: Resume Formal Peace Talks Now!
Signed by more than 200 signatories

·        No to All-Out War, Yes to Peace Negotiations 
A Petition signed by more than 500 signatories

Set 2

·        Bush Asks Congress For Unlimited Power to Make War  By The Associated Press

·        Bush Unveils Global Doctrine of First Strikes  By David E. Sanger


 Vol. 2, No. 32 September 15-21, 2002  

September 16, 1991: The Day the Impossible Happened  By Rowena Carranza

MIGRANT WATCH - New Bush War to Uproot 1.5-m Filipinos: President Arroyo Condemned for Constitutional Violations  By BULATLAT.COM

World Remembers 9/11 Victims, But Leaders Junk Bush’s New War on Iraq By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

Electoral War? By Alexander Martin Remollino

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES WATCH - No End in Fight of Ibalois, Pangasinan Farmers to Stop Japan-Funded Dam  By BULATLAT.COM

On the 30th Anniversary of Martial Law Declaration

Young, Illustrious Filipinos Fell Then - And Still Fall Now By Alexander Martin Remollino

Cultural Section - The Small Spider’s Universe  A Poem By Daniel Boone Schirmer   

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - An Open Letter to President George  Bush and Prime Minister Tony Blair  By the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA)

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Bad for People’s Health  By Health Alliance for Democracy (HEAD)

Alternative Reader No. 26: What War Looks Like  Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   Drain the swamp and there will be no more mosquitoes by attacking Iraq, the US will invite a new wave of terrorist attacks  By Noam Chomsky

·   The Colder War  By John Pilger

·   What War Looks Like By Howard Zinn


 Vol. 2, No. 31 September 8-14, 2002  

On the killing of 27 members, disappearance of 4 others: Is the Arroyo Gov’t Out To Silence Bayan Muna? House Probe Wants Answers  By Amy V. Padilla

A Year After 9/11

·        Analysis - A Mercenary President Without Equal  By Bobby Tuazon

·        U.S. Policy in Asia and the State of Philippine-U.S. Security Relations  By Roland G. Simbulan

·        Anti-Terrorism Act: A Prelude  to Authoritarian Rule?  By Rhea delos Santos

·        Two Letters From The Heart  By Rowena Carranza

Militants Press Senate to Ratify ICC Treaty  By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

Bulatlat.com Special Report ON MINING part III: 

Gov't Takeover To Bring In More Mining Giants to Diwalwal  By Carlos H. Conde and Daisy C. Gonzales

Sidebar: Gov't Scheme Allots 75% of Diwalwal to Big, Foreign TNCs  By Carlos H. Conde 

Local Execs, RPA Accused of Masterminding Timber Massacres in Negros By Edgar A. Cadagat and Karl G. Ombion

Analysis - P0.53 Rollback Still Possible - Despite Uptrend in World Crude Prices  By Danilo Araña Arao

Analysis - Maltreatment of Sidewalk Vendors and Govt's Concept of Poverty By Danilo Araña Arao

Drowning in A Cycle of Water Rate Hikes By Alexander Martin Remollino

IRRI Employees to Congress: SOS!   By BULATLAT.COM 

Photo of the Week - MMDA Chief Fernando's Young Nemesis  By Aubrey Makilan

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - OPEN LETTER TO THE PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT AND THE FILIPINO PEOPLE  Signed by Melinda Quintos de Jesus, Luis V. Teodoro, Julie Po, Sheila Coronel and others

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - End the Timber Massacres in DSB-NNFR!  By the Correspondents, Broadcasters, Reporters Association - Action News Service (Cobra-Ans) National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) - Negros and Promotion of Church People's Response (PCPR)

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - A Call for An Independent Investigation  By the Cordillera People's Alliance (CPA)

Alternative Reader No. 25: Changes Wrought By 9/11  Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·        Changes Wrought By 9/11: Not What You Expected  By Don Hazen and Tai Moses and Lakshmi Chaudhry

·        The Truth About Sept. 11 By Ted Rall 

·        One Year Later: Unintended Consequences of 9/11 and the War on Terrorism  By John Tirman

·        The Clash of Barbarisms: September 11 and the Making of the New World Disorder  By Gilbert Achcar

·        Slouching Towards 9/11 By Frank Rich


 Vol. 2, No. 30 September 1-7, 2002  

Mt. Diwalwal: A Bulatlat.com Special Report ON MINING part II 

·        Diwalwal Folk Caught in the Grip of Violence, Greed (First of a series) By Carlos H. Conde and Daisy C. Gonzales

·        Entry of Huge Mining Firm Turns Diwalwal into Powder Keg (Second of a series)  By Carlos H. Conde and Daisy C. Gonzales

Militant Peasant Group Slams ‘Martial Law Accord’  By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

MIGRANT WATCH - Migrante Presses Boycott of Malaysian Airlines, Other Products By BULATLAT.COM

Opposition Against San Roque Dam Intensifies: People’s Summit Held In Pangasinan  By Ara Fordan

Misencounter: Army Fired at Us – Claim Survivor-Cop, and NPA Commander  By Edgar A. Cadagat and Karl G. Ombion

Army Commander Insists Bayan and Ang Bayan are One and the Same By Edgar A. Cadagat and Karl G. Ombion

New Conquest of Corporate Globalization?   By Jennifer del Rosario-Malonzo 

Essay - A ‘Death’ Revisited By Alexander Martin Remollino

Photo of the Week - Igorot Pro-text-er By Darius Galang

Democratic Space - The Plight of Filipino Deportees: An attack against humanity  By Alvin Luque, secretary-general Bagong Alyansang Makabayan-Southern Mindanao Region (New Patriotic Alliance-Southern Mindanao Region or BAYAN-SMR) 


 Vol. 2, No. 29 August 25-31, 2002  

CIA Plotting Joma’s Abduction, European Group Says By BULATLAT.COM

Peace Talks to Save Gov’t P56-B a Year  By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

Mining for whom?: A Bulatlat.com Special Report / part I

·        A Bane Called Victoria By Audrey Mary Beltran and Ara Forda

·        Mining in Negros: A Story of Plunder, Destruction and Dislocations By Edgar A. Cadagat and Karl G. Ombion

Cordillera Vegetable Growers Want RP Out of GATT By BULATLAT.COM

Medical Malpractice Bill: Boost or Bomb to People’s Health?   By BULATLAT.COM

IRRI Workers Assail Retrenchment   By BULATLAT.COM

MIGRANT WATCH - 20,000 OCWs in Macau are Defenseless By Edgar A. Cadagat and Karl G. Ombion

Analysis - Do Filipinos Have the Power of Choice?  By Danilo Araña Arao

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Tyranny as Déjà Vu  By Samahan ng mga Ex-Detainee Laban sa Detensyon at para sa Amnestiya (SELDA, Society of Ex-detainees against Detention and for Amnesty)

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - ‘Greenwash’ in Johannesburg Summit Deplored: ‘Sustainable Development’ = PPA, San Roque Dam By Philippine Network for the World Summit on Sustainable Development (PHILNET-WSSD)

Photo of the Week  By Ace Alegre

Alternative Reader No. 24: Costs of War Compiled By BULATLAT.COM

·   The Cost of Bush's War By Seumas Milne 

·   With Talk of Conflict with Iraq, Americans Remember the Human Cost of Vietnam  By Duncan Campbell

·   November Surprise?, Vacationing Bush Plots End of Iraq By James Ridgeway and Mondo Washington

·   U.S. Must Face the Truth : Know Who is The Terrorist -- 25 Classic Quotes on Western Hegemony By Truthteller


 Vol. 2, No. 28 August 18-24, 2002

After 6 Years of Oil Deregulation: No Calm on the Consumer Front By Danilo Araña Arao

World’s Rare Trees in RP’s Biggest Forest Massacre By Edgar A. Cadagat and Karl G. Ombion

P7-B Davao Mega Project Threatens Lumads, Promises 'Wrong Solution' By Carlos H. Conde and Daisy C. Gonzales

Tribeswoman Hurt in DND Dispersal By Audrey Mary Beltran

Irrigation Project Brings Water – and Hope – to a ‘Forgotten Village’ By Mike Ac-ac

Mindoro’s Army Commander Owned Crime, Bayan Muna Says By BULATLAT.COM

Women’s Group Deplores Increase in Rape Cases By BULATLAT.COM

News Analysis - Arroyo’s Deal with U.S. Includes Special Covert Operations By Bobby Tuazon

News Analysis - Is the Defense Chief Up to Something? By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

Review of E. SAN JUAN, Jr., Racism and Cultural Studies: Critiques of Multiculturalist Ideology and the Politics of Difference.  Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2002. 428 pages. By Charlie Samuya Veric
Poetry in Filipino - Kaibigan II
By Monico Atienza
lternative Reader No. 23:
The U.S. and the Kurds of Iraq: A Bitter History Compiled By BULATLAT.COM

·   The U.S. and the Kurds of Iraq: A Bitter History  By Maggy Zanger 

·   The Logic of Empire By George Monbiot

·   What, If Anything, Does Iraq Have to Hide? By Scott Ritter


 Vol. 2, No. 27 August 11-17, 2002

U.S. Declares Open Season vs Communist Party/NPA By Carlos H. Conde

Water Impoundment in San Roque Reservoir to Submerge 8 Villages By BULATLAT.COM

ABS-CBN’s Real-Life Tear-Jerker: Farmers Accuse TV Foundation, MWSS of Human Rights Violations  By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

Migrant Watch: U.S. War on Iraq to Displace 1.4-M Filipinos By BULATLAT.COM 

NDF Threatens to Pull Out of Peace Talks After a Week of Barbed Exchanges with GMA Gov't  By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

NEWS ANALYSIS: Feigning Peace While Waging War  By Sandra Nicolas

World Protestant Church Leaders Say ‘War on Terror’ Must Not Subjugate Nations  By Ace Alegre

Benguet May Lose Fame as Country's ‘Vegetable Salad Capital’ By Ace Alegre

Changing Times  By Alfonso Bermejo Villmora

Commentary - The President’s ‘Death Wish’ By Carlos H. Conde

Commentary - GMA’s Scam Against Workers By Carlos H. Conde

Commentary - Arroyo's Media Madness Has Got to Stop By Carlos H. Conde


 Vol. 2, No. 26 August 4-10, 2002

Damning the Dams: A BULATLAT.COM Special Report

·        Dam to Bury Pangasinan’s ‘Little Paradise’ This August By Audrey Mary Beltran

·        3 Dams to Rise in Denuded Negros  By Edgar A. Cadagat and Karl G. Ombion

Week-long Protest Greets Powell: Militants Defy Palace Ban on Rallies  By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

Military refuses to turn over 10-year old boy to family By BULATLAT.COM

Flash Points: Campus Journalists Under Pressure  By COLLEGE EDITORS GUILD OF THE PHILIPPINES (CEGP)

Philippines: Protect the community from crime - but not at the cost of human rights By AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL 

Commentary - Communists and Terrorists By Carlos H. Conde

Commentary - An Orgy of Constitutional Contempt  By Carlos H. Conde

U.S. Armed Intervention in the Philippines and the People's Struggle for National Freedom By Rep. Satur C. Ocampo

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Bishops Denounce "No Permit No Rally Rule" of GMA By Bishop Elmer M. Bolocon, CRY OUT

Alternative Reader No. 22: On U.S. Military Presence in the Philippines Compiled By BULATLAT.COM


 Vol. 2, No. 25 July 28 - August 3, 2002

Terrified Basilan Woman Swears U.S. Soldier Shot Her Husband By Carlos H. Conde

Sidebar -  Solons Push for Probe of 'Outrageous, Brutal' Shooting  By Carlos H. Conde

Armed Renegades in All-Out War vs NPA in Negros By Edgar A. Cadagat and Karl G. Ombion
Recall of 'Maximum Tolerance' Shades of Martial Law, Injured Protesters Say By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

Part I - Irregularities in Misamis Power Plant Project By Herbie S. Gomez

Part II - Crics Warn of 13.2 trillion Subsidy for Power Plant By Herbie S. Gomez

Metro Manila Women Will Not Vote Arroyo in 2004, Survey Says By BULATLAT.COM

Commentary - Ople: Martial Law Defender, Foreign Affairs Chief, Anti-Terrorist Hunter By Bobby Tuazon

Commentary - Arroyo and the Making of a Weak Republic By Carlos H. Conde

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Arroyo's `Strong Republic' Is A Weakling as far as Justice Is Concerned By Dr. Carol Pagaduan-Araullo, Plunder Watch

Alternative Reader No. 21: U.S. Economy: A Boost that Goes Nowhere Compiled By BULATLAT.COM

·   Bush and the Billionaire: How Insider Capitalism Benefited W. By David Corn

·   Bush and Harken By Jason Leopold

·   The 'Gate-less Community By Joshua Green

·   Titans of the Enron Economy By Scott Klinger & Holly Sklar

·   A Boost That Goes Nowhere By Joseph Stiglitz


 Vol. 2, No. 24 July 21 - 27, 2002

On the State of the Nation Address  

·        Arroyo's Ouster or Defeat in 2004 Possible - Joma  By Ace Alegre

·        Wages, Cost of Living and Purchasing Power: Reflections of the Real State of the Nation By Danilo Araña Arao

·        GMA's "Strong Republic" A Rehash of Marcos' "Bagong Lipunan" By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

·        Cordillera Militants say GMA is Worst Calamity Ever to Hit RP   By BULATLAT.COM

·        Commentary - The State of Puppetry By Bobby Tuazon

'Go Home!' - Filipino in U.S. Canada Tell American Troops in Philippines By BULATLAT.COM

The Lowly Balinghoy's Dire Implications  By Karl G. Ombion and Jaime L. Espina

Turf War in Reaffirmists' Solid North Looms By Ace Alegre
Basilan: Siklab ng Digma - A People's View By Rowena Carranza

Commentary - America's Troubles with Capitalism By Carlos H. Conde

Commentary - Ricciardone's Disingenuous Indictment By Carlos H. Conde

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Mga Pangakong Binaha, Mga Pakikibakang Itatakda By Congress of Teachers/Educators for Nationalism and Democracy - University of the Philippines (CONTEND-UP)

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - An Urgent Appeal to Gabriela Members and Supporters By Gabriela

Alternative Reader No. 20: Bush, 'Corporate Socialism' and Other Threats to U.S. Capitalism Compiled By BULATLAT.COM

·   Corporate Socialism By Ralph Nader

·   If This is a Hangover, the Exuberance was Rational By James K. Galbraith


 Vol. 2, No. 23 July 14 - 20, 2002  

Negros Press, Church Leaders Back Consumers; Call for Power Industry Nationalization By BULATLAT,COM
'Arroyo Has Betrayed the Filipino People': BAYAN to Join Guingona, COPA at Edsa Mass By BULATLAT,COM
Doreen, the Revolutionary By Teddy Casiño
The World of Chairman Mong By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

Commentary - An Assessment of Pharm 5, A GMA Sona Promise By Reynaldo Lesca, Jr., MD, Health Allince for Democracy

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - An Open Letter to President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo By Gabriela
Alternative Reader No. 19: Pax Americana Is Over Compiled By BULATLAT.COM

·   Cry, the Derided Country: A Friendliness Index for a Lonely America By Diane Baldwin

·   The Eagle has Crash Landed, Pax Americana is Over By Immanuel Wallerstein


 Vol. 2, No. 22 July 7 - 13, 2002

Palawan: The Endangered Paradise By Roland G. Simbulan
Upholding Social Justice vs Elitist Law and Jurisprudence By Gerry Albert-Corpuz
ANALYSIS - Unseating the Villafuertes: Camarines Sur's Political Cliques Remain Divided By Noe Caceres and Perry M. Calara
Arroyo Adviser Sues Health Activist Anew for Pesticide Poisoning Expose By BULATLAT.COM

A Reaction to Sonny Africa's Article: `Phiippines 2002: Beaten, Broken and Busted' By Gary Santos

Alternative Reader No. 18: What the U.S. Flag Means to Me By S. Brian Willson

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Education Secretary Roco is in the Wrong Place and for Wrong Reasons By Andrea Tuyo, Filipino Friends in Hong Kong (FFHK)


 Vol. 2, No. 21 June 30 - July 6, 2002  

El Niño: Weather of Opportunism By Gerry Albert-Corpuz
Survival Race in Metro: Wage Earners Need P10,000 More a Month By Danilo Araña Arao
AFP Fields More Militiamen in Northern, Central Luzon By Ace Alegre
DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Gatpia's Death is a Chilling Picture of the Filipino People's Hopelessness By MIGRANTE International

ANNOUNCEMENT - Women Launch Historic International Conference (Nov. 1 to 4, 2002)


 Vol. 2, No. 20 June 23 - 29, 2002

San Roque Dam `Multi-Stakeholders Dialogue' - A Farce By Audrey Mary Beltran
Philippines 2002: Beaten, Broken, Busted (1st of two parts) By Sonny Africa
Fairy-tale Economics: Root of the Nation's Backwardness (Last of two parts) By Sonny Africa 
Philippine Education's Millennium Woes By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

A Night Fishing Trip on San Miguel Bay By Alfonso Bermejo Villamora
Alternative Reader No. 17: Fear and Disinformation  Compiled By BULATLAT.COM

·   Political Deception: The Missing Link Behind 9-11 By Michel Chossudovsky

·   In Search of Moral Clarity By Wiliam Rivers Pitt


 Vol. 2, No. 19 June 16 - 22, 2002  

Teachers Hold National Day of Protest on June 17 By Danilo Araña Arao
Militants Hit Deployment of More U.S. Troops, Basing Agenda: ‘Statue of Puppetry’ leads Bayan's alternative Independence Day rites By Gerry Albert-Corpuz
Analysis: Arroyo's Culture of Tourism and Despicable Fetishism By Danilo Araña Arao 
Diary of a Counter-Insurgent By Stan Goff

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - U.S. Troops Out of the Philippines Now! By Filipino-Canadians Against Racism and other U.S.-based organizations
Alternative Reader No. 16: Bush's `War on Terror'  Compiled By BULATLAT.COM

·   Bush's `Titanic War on Terror' By Robert Fisk 

·   Gangsters, Murderers And Stooges Used To Endorse Bush's Vision of `Democracy' By Robert Fisk

·   Deconstructing the War on Terror: Race, Gender and History By Benjamin Evans

·   Some Say U.S. Rigged Afghan Elections By Associated Press | New York Times


 Vol. 2, No. 18 June 9 - 15, 2002

Abu Sayyaf Hostage Crisis: Rangers, Not US-Trained Troops, Figures in `Rescue' Fight By Carlos H. Conde

CARP Post Mortem: Braganza Bragging on Failed Land Reform, Peasant Leaders Say By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

Militants, Consumer Groups Close Ranks Vs. PPA By Ace Alegre

Predicting the Future By Rowena Carranza

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Exercise Balikatan and U.S. Power Politics by Capt. Danilo P. Vizmanos, PN (ret.)


 Vol. 2, No. 17 June 2 - 8, 2002

Arroyo, AFP Top Brass Accused of Coddling ‘Death Squad’ in Mindoro By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

A War By Any Other Name By Ninotchka Rosca

Bush’s ‘War on Terrorism’ Propaganda Scores High in RP By Bobby Tuazon

Commentary: Rage Against the Regime By Carlos H. Conde

Gov’t Eyes P50B for Land Reform By Gerry Albert-Corpuz

Filipinos, Dutch Progressives Wary of New Rightist Gov’t  By D.L. Mondelo 

AI Reports No Let-Up in Human Rights Abuse Under Arroyo Reposted by Bulatlat.com

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - One More Journalist Down, One More Dastardly Act by National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP)

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Meralco for Public Service? Ha ha ha ha! by People Opposed to Warrantless Electricity Rates (POWER)


 Vol. 2, No. 16 May 25 - June 1, 2002

Dos Palmas: One Year Later: ‘We don’t know if the Burnhams are still alive’ By Carlos H. Conde

Top Arroyo Official Says RP Could Be Next Argentina By Artemio A. Dumlao

All They Needed Was A Pretext: War Plans Were Ready Before 9/11 By Fred Goldstein

Migrant Section : House Probe on Misuse of OFW Funds Urged By BULATLAT.COM

Media and 'Ethnic conflicts': Reporting without understanding By Carlos H. Conde

Davao Lass with AIDS Fights Her Toughest Battle By Carlos H. Conde

Liar, Liar, White House on Fire: Alternative Reader No. 15 Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   Why Dick Cheney's Secrecy Scheme For Pre-9/11 Information Makes No Sense By John W. Dean 

·   Clues Before Sept. 11 Were Plentiful By The Associated Press | New York Times

·   Unheeded Warnings By Michael Isikoff | NEWSWEEK

·   Bush Knew Of Hijack Threat By CBS News.com


 Vol. 2, No. 15 May 18 - 24, 2002

The Hidden War in Sulu By Rowena Carranza

Conference Delegates Call for Mining Moratorium By Elmer D. Sagbigsal

Analysis: State of Education and the Pedagogy of Subjugation By Danilo Araña Arao

GMA Coddling ‘Terrorist’ Force in Cordillera? By Artemio A. Dumlao

Migrants Group Under Attack By BULATLAT.COM

U.S. Troops Watch: Alternative Reader No. 14 Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   NATO Sets Move: Expansion to the East By The International Herald Tribune/Associated Press

·   Watch Out, Central Asia! By Jared Israel

·   U.S. Congress Urged to Oversee Foreign Military Training By Jim Lobe


 Vol. 2, No. 14 May 12 - 18, 2002

Despite Reduced Purchased Power Adjustment (PPA): Higher Power Rates Still Loom in the Horizon By Danilo Araña Arao

NDF's Jalandoni Speaks on `Kampanyang Ahos' By BULATLAT.COM

U.S. Plane Shot at by Angry Kalinga Villagers By BULATLAT.COM

Town Folk End Mining Operation in Zamboanga del Sur By Elmer D. Sagbigsal

Reliving the Battle of Mactan By Alfonso B. Villamora

Two Mothers Denied Access to Detained NPA Amazons By BULATLAT.COM

The U.S. Hit List at the United Nations By Ian Williams

On U.S., Israel and Palestine: Alternative Reader No. 12 Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   Why We Have Become Suicide Bombers By Dr. Erad Sarraj

·   U.S. -Israel-Palestine By Noam Chomsky

·   The Real Aim By Uri Avnery

U.S. Troops Watch: Alternative Reader No. 13 Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   U.S. Armed Forces Push for Offensive Biological Weapons Development By Austin and Hamburg

·   Cheney's Former Company Wins Afghanistan War Contracts By Pratap Chatterjee


 Vol. 2, No. 13 May 5 - 11, 2002

ANALYSIS - Poverty Statistics as Instruments of Deception By Danilo Araña Arao

What's Ramos Doing in Carlyle? By Bobby Tuazon

COMMENTARY - Chilling Effects of Asserting the People's Right to Press Freedom By Edmundo Santuario III

$50-M WB Project Refuses to Take Off in Bicol By Perry M. Calara

SPECIAL REPORT - United States Profiting from War? By Jennifer del Rosario-Malonzo

·   U.S. Military-Industrial Complex: Profiting from War (Part 1)

·   Bush's War on Terrorism Boosts Military-Industrial Complex (Part 2)

·   Top U.S. Defense Corporations (Sidebar)

On Press Freedom: Alternative Reader No. 9 Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   Press Freedom Took a Hit in `War on Terrorism,' Watchdog Says By Reporters without Borders

·   Justice for Benjaline `Beng' Hernandez By Reporters without Borders

On Venezuela: Alternative Reader No. 10 Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   American Navy `Helped Venezuelan Coup' By Duncan Campbell

·   AFL-CIO and Venezuela: Return of Labor Imperialism, or a Mistaken Reaction By Kim Scripes

On U.S. Troops: Alternative Reader No. 11 Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   Camp Bondsteel and America's Plan to Control Caspian Oil By Paul Stuart

·   U.S. Troops Land in Georgia By Associated Press


 Vol. 2, No. 12 April 28 - May 4, 2002

Combat Mission for U.S. Special Forces in Mindanao Seen By BULATLAT.COM

No Sign of Exit for U.S. Special Forces By Bobby Tuazon

Memories of a Kalinga Elder: Recalling the Past, Confronting the Present By Rowena Carranza

Not Just Another Cordillera Day By Rowena Carranza

COMMENTARY - The Economics of Charter Change By Arnold J. Padilla

On Venezuela: Alternative Reader No. 8 Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   Another Bush Coup? America's Dirty Hands in Venezuela By William Rivers Pitt

·   How the Associated Press (AP) Gutted Its Venezuelan Coup D’Etat Scoop By Jared Israel

·   Venezuela Coup Linked to Bush Team by Ed Vulliamy


 Vol. 2, No. 11 April 21 - 27, 2002

Protest Caravan to Greet Opening of Second U.S. War Games By BULATLAT.COM

ANALYSIS - Arroyo Eyeing Support for 2004 Derby --- But at What Price? By Bobby Tuazon

Davao Barrio Wedding Ends in Massacre By Jowel F. Canuday

COMMENTARY - Lies, Intrigues and AFP Propaganda By Carlos H. Conde

COMMENTARY - The AFP's War of Attrition By Carlos H. Conde

COMMENTARY - Piñol's Problematic `Truth' By Carlos H. Conde

ANALYSIS - The Myth of `Holiday Economics' By Danilo Araña Arao

Filipinos Join Big Demo in Support of Palestinians By BULATLAT.COM

Canadians, Filipinos Rally vs Placer Dome By BULATLAT.COM


 Vol. 2, No. 10 April 14 - 20, 2002

Military's Death Squad Claims 4 More Victims By Daisy C. Gonzales and Carlos H. Conde

·        Beng Hernandez: A Life No Less Ordinary

·        Standing Ovation for Beng

Liquidating `Politics of Change' By Bobby Tuazon

US Knew Military Plot to Oust Chavez By BULATLAT.COM

Alternative Reader on Venezuela Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·        Coup in Venezuela: An Eyewitness Account

·        Venezuela: The Next Chile?

·        An Imminent Coup in Venezuela

Filipino Militants Demand Israeli Army Pullout By BULATLAT.COM

MIGRANT SECTION - U.N. Commission, Malaysian Deputy PM Asked to Free Human Rights Leader By BULATLAT.COM

Alternative Reader No. 7: Middle East Crisis Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   Israel's Aggression: Made in the USA by Chris Kromm

·   Israel and the US: A Unique Relationship by James F. Petras


 Vol. 2, No. 9 April 7 - 13, 2002

Roundup: Monsanto's New `Agent Orange'? By Bobby Tuazon

As Protests vs Meralco petition for power rate hike intensify: Arroyo Moves to Evade Political Electrocution By Rowena Carranza

NPA Marks 33th Year, Parries Military Charges By BULATLAT.COM

U.S. Military Bases and Empire By Monthly Review

What is the Difference Between State Terrorism and Individual Terrorist Acts? Alternative Reader on Terrorism (#6) Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   Israel's State Terrorism by Lev Grinberg

·   Not in our name by John Pilger

·   The Big Lie: Palestine, Palestinians and International Law by Francis Boyle

·   Statement of Artists for Palestine


 Vol. 2, No. 8 March 31 - April 6, 2002

Bases of America's New Adventurism By Bobby Tuazon

CODE-NGO: Development According to the Highest Bidder By Sonny Africa

Black Saturday --- a Day of Mourning in Baguio By BULATLAT.COM

Nearly 88% of Filipino Families Live in Poverty By IBON Foundation

Imperialist Globalization and Terrorism: Alternative Reader on Balikatan 02-1 Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   Imperialist Globalization and Terrorism by Prof. Jose Maria Sison

·   The Philippines: `Second Front' in U.S.'s Global War by Prof. Gary Leupp


 Vol. 2, No. 7 March 24 - 30, 2002

Oil Firms Claim Losses but Petroleum Products Overpriced by P0.74 per Liter By Danilo Araña Arao

ANALYSIS - Signs of the Times Under GMA By Bobby Tuazon

`We're Not Afraid of U.S. Troops' --- NDF By BULATLAT.COM

New Approach to Peace: An Ultimatum for Surrender? By Rey Claro Casambre

Worldwide Campaign to Free Turkish Journalist Launched in Brussels By BULATLAT.COM

MIGRANT SECTION - Filipinos in North America Score New U.S. War of Aggression By BULATLAT.COM


An Exercise in Power Politics: Alternative Reader on Balikatan 02-1 Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   Balikatan 02-1: An Exercise in Power Politics by Capt. Dan Vizmanos, PN (Ret.)

·   Rejoinder to Pro-Balikatan Arguments by Capt. Dan Vizmanos, PN (Ret.)


 Vol. 2, No. 6 March 17 - 23, 2002

On the 7th Death Anniversary of Flor Contemplacion: Thousands of Filipino OCWs to Rally vs. U.S. Troops By BULATLAT.COM

To Provide for Family of Six as of February 2002: Monthly Minimum Wage in Metro Manila Short by P9,600 By Danilo Araña Arao

COMMENTARY - Arroyo Sets Stage for Aggressive U.S. Role in War Against the NPA By Bobby Tuazon

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Cordillera Day 2002 (April 22 to 25) Public Announcement of Cordillera People's Alliance (CPA)


 Vol. 2, No. 5 March 10 - 16, 2002

`Humanizing' America's Little War in Mindanao By Bobby Tuazon

Gruesome Killing of Old Sugar Worker Sows Tension in Negros By BULATLAT.COM

Nonagenarian Slain by Army Troopers, Quezon Folk Say By BULATLAT.COM

Indigenous Tribes See Unity in Diversity By Elmer D. Sagbigsal

Behind the Rhetoric: Alternative Reader on U.S. Military Policy (#3) Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·   Special Operations Military Training Abroad and Its Dangers by John Rudy and Ivan Eland

·   Overextended Military: Is This the Bush Administration or Clinton Administration II? by Ivan Eland

·   New U.S. Military Bases: Side Effects or Causes of War? by Zoltan Grossman 

·   A Brief History of US Interventions: 1945 to the Present by William Blum

·   History of U.S. Violence Across the Globe: Washington's War Crimes by Anthony Arnove and Alan Maass

·   Sovereignty, too  by Sunstar

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Resolution Condemning All Kidnap for Ransom Activities in Mindanao By Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Women Presidents Have Not Made Women's Lot Any Better By Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN, New Patriotic Alliance)


 Vol. 2, No. 4 March 3 - 9, 2002

U.S. Raises the Chinese Bogey (1st of Two Parts) By Carlos H. Conde

Expansion of American Forces in Asia to Ensure U.S. Economic, Political Hegemony (Last of Two Parts) By Carlos H. Conde

Government Blamed on Spate of Disappearances in Central Luzon By Rowena Carranza

Macapagal-Arroyo Deal with Cojuangco Plunderous --- Coco Farmers By BULATLAT.COM

Effects of U.S. Counter-terrorism Campaign: Thousands of Filipino Baggage Screeners in U.S. to Lose Jobs By BULATLAT.COM

COMMENTARY - Keeping People Power Alive By Dr. Carolina P. Araullo

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Estrada is Sabotaging the Plunder Trial By Teodoro Casiño, BAYAN Secretary-General


 Vol. 2, No. 3 February 24 - March 2, 2002

Analysis: CODE-NGO, Civil Society and the Fine Art of Class Collaboration By Sandra Nicolas

Corporate Ties in America's Little War on Mindanao Island (Last of Two Parts) By Bobby Tuazon

Globalization and Terrorism Condemned in Amsterdam Forum By D.L. MONDELO

Filipinos in Europe Launch `US Troops OUT NOW' Campaign By BULATLAT.COM

Sour Views on Dutch Royal Wedding By D.L. MONDELO

Is President Arroyo's `Time for Healing' a Time for Political Compromise By Organization of United Solicitors for Truth and Estrada's Resignation (OUSTER)


 Vol. 2, No. 2 February 17 - 23, 2002

The War for Profit: From Afghanistan to Basilan (First of Two Parts) By Bobby Tuazon

U.S. Plan for Base Expansion in Asia Begins By BULATLAT.COM

A Different Perspective: Alternative Reader on the Arrival of US Troops in the Philippines (#2) Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·        A Different Perspective by Robert Macklin

·        Full Text of the Terms of Reference for the Balikatan 02-1

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Stop Estrada's Escape and the Betrayal of EDSA Dos By Plunder Watch


 Vol. 2, No. 1 February 10 - 16, 2002

Global Corporate Oligarchs in Arroyo's Board of Advisers By Bobby Tuazon

As of January 2002: Daily Cost of Living Almost P530 in Metro Manila By Danilo Araña Arao

`President Arroyo Should Go Back to School' --- UP RAGE By BULATLAT.COM

Bulatlat.com Turns One! By Rowena Carranza

Isang Rebyu: Manggagawa: Noon at Ngayon By Judy M. Taguiwalo

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Uphold Philippine Sovereignty! By Out with US Troops Now! (OUT NOW!)


 Vol. 1, No. 50 February 3 - 9, 2002

What Growth is Macapagal-Arroyo Talking About? By Sonny Africa

`Balikatan 02-1': Warming Up for a Permanent U.S. Presence By Bobby Tuazon

The Phraseology of Subservience By Danilo Araña Arao



 Vol. 1, No. 49 January 27 - February 2, 2002

Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo: America's New Ally in Asia-Pacific By Bobby Tuazon

Filipino-American War Revisited: Learning Lessons from the Past By Rowena Carranza

Book Launching Highlights Labor Centenary By BULATLAT.COM

A Case of Deja Vu: Alternative Reader on the Arrival of US Troops in the Philippines (#1) Compiled by BULATLAT.COM

·        Full Text of the Mutual Logistics Support Agreement (MLSA)

·        US Military Intervention Prejudices GRP-NDFP Peace Negotiations by Jose Maria Sison

·        What US Military Advisers Do by Roland Simbulan


 Vol. 1, No. 48 January 20 - 26, 2002

From Afghanistan to the Philippines: America's New War of Aggression By Bobby Tuazon

US Military Intervention in the Philippines: A New Phase By Roland Simbulan

Inflation Cuts Peso Value by 39% By Danilo Araña Arao

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Removal of Arroyo from Power is Probable Within One Year by Jose Maria Sison, NDFP Chief Political Consultant

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Gloria Turning into Another Estrada by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN, New Patriotic Alliance)

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Lower Call Rates Give Better Deal to Consumers by Anthony Ian Cruz, TXTPower Spokesperson


 Vol. 1, No. 47 January 13 - 19, 2002

Wages Not Enough to Survive By Danilo Araña Arao

On the First Anniversary of People Power 2: Groping for Answers After EDSA Dos By Bobby Tuazon

`People Power 2, the People's Victory; GMA, the People's Loss' By BULATLAT.COM


 Vol. 1, No. 46 January 6 - 12, 2002

The Economy in 2001: Growth in a Time of Crisis? By Danilo Araña Arao

NPA Denounces US Involvement in RP's Counter-Insurgency Campaign By Carlos H. Conde

Duterte Meets Top NPA Leaders, Vows to Help Peace Process By Carlos H. Conde

Davao Lumads Denounce `Forced' CAFGU Recruitment By Carlos H. Conde