The lawyers are right to be alarmed. As outlandish and as deceptive as it may be, like Marcos’ martial law, a so-called “revolutionary government” can devastate this country as well unless everyone takes it seriously enough to oppose it for what it is: a plot against the Republic, the Constitution, and the entire Filipino nation.
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The Philippine crisis is reaching another acute stage 45 years after Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law in 1972. The country barely survived it then. But this time the affliction could very well be terminal. Today as in 1972, authoritarian rule, whether through another declaration of martial law or the formation of a “revolutionary government,” is…
Conference on impunity warns of looming one-man rule
The Philippines already has one of the highest levels of impunity and yet the situation could still get worse.
Rolling in their graves
By DEE AYROSO
On destabilization plots and the declaration of a Revolutionary government
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective A week ago, President Duterte threatened to declare a revolutionary government purportedly to counter destabilization moves by the Reds (communists), the Yellows (Liberal Party), the elite, and the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Once he declares a revolutionary government, he threatened to arrest those who he accuses of destabilizing his…