Despite the people’s success in bringing home the Balangiga bells, much need to be done to cure ourselves of historical amnesia. — ACT Teachers Partylist
This new book proved how Lenin’s ideas on imperialism never became obsolete as these continue to serve as a guide to understanding the geopolitics of the world today.
Dubbed as the International Solidarity Conference to resist US Imperialist-led War and Build Just Peace, panelists from the International League of Peoples Struggle (ILPS) tackled the different faces of militarism and war.
Bulatlat SPECIAL REPORT: The US would rather not stop with its aid program here. It is the key with which they’ve been maintaining their domination of the Philippine economy and military even after the Philippines’ 1946 nominal independence.
Peasants from poor countries shout ‘Fight for land against land grabbing, landlordism, state terrorism, imperialism’
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“Landlords, land grabbers, corrupt governments and imperialism – we must all fight and defeat them. The landlords say they will never give up their lands, but what is stronger than their greed is the righteousness of our struggle for land and our humanity.”
By MARYA SALAMAT
Given their dim view of the current Philippine government, the protesters called on the people to join in changing “this kind of government and this rotten system.”
By MIICHAEL BARKER CounterPunch Posted by Bulatlat.com The history of tea is a history of imperialism, and so one should be suspicious when someone offers you, not one, but Three Cups of Tea. This bladder bursting offer however is exactly what Greg Mortenson has served up to the world with his semi-autobiographical bestseller Three Cups…
Indeed, neoliberalism supplanted Keynesianism which advocated active government intervention through public works projects and fiscal and monetary policies to ensure economic stability and growth. The impression created is that government thereafter stood aside disinterestedly while market forces operated freely. Thus, even when “neoliberal globalization” started wreaking greater havoc on weak economies rather than globalize progress…
BY BULATLAT Posted 2:40 p.m. – July 28, 2008 Even before Mrs. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo delivers her state of the nation address (SONA), people’s organizations under the banner of the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan- New Patriotic Alliance) presented what they called the People’s SONA. Speaking before the thousands of protesters, Dr. Carol Araullo, Bayan chairperson, said,…