Perhaps the envy of most actors for landing a role in Hollywood film Bourne Legacy, John Arcilla is not your usual glamour boy; he is an environmentalist who always tries to do his share in protecting the environment. By MARYA SALAMAT
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By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA — The Concerned Artists of the Philippines (CAP) has started a roving exhibit of “Artista ng Bayan” (People’s Artists), portraits of 12 Filipino artists who “used their art in their struggle for a better society.” The “Artista ng Bayan” exhibit opened Oct. 24, at the Sining Kamalig Gallery at…
In a forum today, March 13, between the relatives and lawyers/supporters of the Morong 43, the relatives expressed the difficulties they face more than a month after the 43 health workers were taken by soldiers during a health training in Morong, Rizal. They spoke of the hardships they have to endure each time they visit their relatives in Camp Capinpin, the harassment many of them continue to face from the military, and of their despair in seeing their loved ones behind bars.
By RONALYN V. OLEA
“This is a grotesque and irresponsible display of insensitivity to the Filipino people who suffered and have been victimized under Martial Law,” Marie Hilao-Enriquez, a martial law victim and secretary general of Selda, said of the tribute by the Cultural Center of the Philippines to the wife of the dictator Marcos.
BY JULIE L. PO CONCERNED ARTISTS OF THE PHILIPPINES Posted by Bulatlat DEMOCRATIC SPACE Vol. VIII, No. 11, April 20-26, 2008 The rice crisis that the country experiences today is greatly a result of the government’s policy towards globalization. Although globalization is mainly economics, it carries a cultural impact that erodes our outlook on rice…