Whether on the road, the net, or in the hinterlands, no one is spared by globalization.
“Every problem we encountered this week, from the traffic to the marginalization of ordinary people, have been our problem since long ago – they have been magnified now because of APEC.” – Bayan
“The US, UK, French governments, in their narrow attempt to push regime change, demonize and undermine those they deem as ‘unfriendly’ regimes and use brutal, armed extremists (like ISIS) who happen to share their opposition to those regimes. But that’s like having attack dogs you don’t exactly control.”
MANILA — Revolutionary groups under the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) staged a “lightning rally,” Nov. 14, to protest the policies espoused by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). Hundreds of NDFP members marched from the Carriedo area up to the corner of Recto Avenue and Quezon Boulevard. “(We) vigorously condemn the Asia-Pacific Economic…
In recent years, garlic, one of the main cash crops produced in the country, has seen a steady decline because of the entry of the bigger and cheaper garlic from China.
“This shows how desperate Aquino is to silence our calls to junk Apec, all for his masters.”
“My call to the peoples of the world is to organize resistance in their respective countries to the regional level.”
“You think you can hide the people’s protest? But as we leave Liwasang Bonifacio, we move closer to the venue of the summit.”
MANILA — Workers led by national labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno gathered at Plaza Sta. Cruz in Manila this morning to mark with protest the sixth month of the Kentex factory fire, which killed more than 74 mostly women workers. They said justice is being delayed and denied to the fire victims and survivors. The…