“If these military activities are so good for the environment, why don’t they do them in Yellowstone or near Mt. Rushmore?”
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“There will never be justice for Laude unless Pemberton truly pays for his crimes.”
This is one of the “Best of TomDispatch: Chalmers Johnson on Garrisoning the Planet,” reposted on the said site last month, Aug. 9, 2015. A note to its readers said: … Every now and then, in the quieter days of summer, it feels good and appropriate to feature old friends no longer with us. In…
Various groups under the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan are gearing up for a two-day protest for US President Barack Obama’s Manila trip next week.
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective The Aquino government has been rushing two things in time for the visit of US Pres. Barack Obama: the “Framework Agreement on Enhanced Defense Cooperation” between the US and the Philippines that would provide US troops, warships, submarines, fighter planes and war materials greater access to military camps and other…
“What is our government doing to ensure that the right to privacy of communications and correspondence of citizens is being protected? Is the US Embassy violating existing laws such as the Anti-Wiretapping Act and the E-Commerce Law, particularly the prohibitions on hacking and unauthorized access to data? If yes, what is our government going to do about it?” – ACT Rep. Antonio Tinio
“True friends do not take advantage of your weakness, violate your laws, dump toxic wastes on your territory and meddle in your internal affairs.” – Renato Reyes, Bayan
The base-building frenzy in Afghanistan one of the greatest construction booms in modern history–and it was in the middle of nowhere.
By MARYA SALAMAT
Critics ask why the Philippine government is downgrading itself into a US pawn and a beggar for used, obsolete military hardware of the US government.