“The contradictions will sharpen as pro-US factions of the ruling elite maneuver and resist President Duterte’s assertions of sovereignty. … The people should remain vigilant and should struggle even harder for fundamental reforms and social change.”
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“The struggle for meaningful and thoroughgoing change continues, as we continue to uphold and assert people’s rights.”
“The Philippine government can follow Cuba’s example of resisting privatization and establishing an integrated national health system that is strongly public and shouldered by government through our taxes.”
Farmers, who produce food, could barely put enough food on the table.
“The Duterte administration is full of contradictions, but the positive outweighs the negative.”
“Clearly, the labor department has not yet taken concrete steps to fulfill the President’s commitment.”