“The docking of the USS Montgomery dwarfs China’s trawl ships in the South China Sea, literally and politically. While Chinese ships plunder and roam the Philippine seas, US warships carrying guns, missiles, fighter jets, hundreds of soldiers and nuclear arms, dock directly on Philippine civilian ports and airports, unload and store war materiél on US-controlled facilities, and offloads foreign troops who enjoy protection under the US-RP Visiting Forces Agreement.”
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World’s biggest anti-imperialist alliance holds assembly in Hong Kong
“[The ILPS is]…a reliable force of the people of the world in their struggle for greater freedom, democracy, social justice, all-around development and international solidarity against imperialism and all reaction.”
Day 1 of Asean summit | Protesters slam ‘biggest imperialist, terrorist’
“The Asean summit offers nothing but imperialist or neoliberal programs and policies that will put poor Filipinos into a much deeper poverty and misery.”
Miguel Malvar: the general who fought US imperialism
Today, Sept. 27, is the 152nd birth anniversary of the revolutionary, Gen. Miguel Malvar.
How the Filipino people and Duterte can make the most of China alliance
“China must recognize and respect the national sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Philippines.”
US anti-war leader applauds Duterte for ‘speaking the truth’ about Mindanao crisis
“Thank you, President Duterte, for having the courage to tell the truth.”
‘Justice elusive for Jennifer’ | Youth activists decry reduction of Pemberton’s jail time
“There will never be justice for Laude unless Pemberton truly pays for his crimes.”
QUESTION EVERYTHING Mong Palatino Bulatlat.com I believe in America. This is the famous opening line of the Hollywood film The Godfather. Incidentally, I share the same sentiment and I’d like to believe that most of my activist friends have a similar high regard for what America stands for. So why are we called anti-Americans? First,…
On US Imperialism and a way forward for the Philippines
By BILL FLETCHER, JR.
Is the so-called “special relations” with the US beneficial to the Philippines? Is the Left a spent force? What are the prospects for real change? In an interview, Professor Jose Maria Sison tackles these questions and more.
Activists denounce Aquino government’s ‘subservience’ to the US
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Like the previous administrations, President Benigno S. Aquino III did not break from the dictates of the United States of America, Renato Reyes, Jr. secretary general of umbrella group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan), said as the country marked Independence Day, June 12. Carrying banners “Down with imperialism!,”…
Leyte Landing Commemoration: Honor the Filipino Resistance Movement, Not the Return of US Imperialism
The National Democratic Front-Eastern Visayas today remarked that the Oct. 20 Leyte Landing commemoration does not do justice to the Filipino guerrillas of World War II and instead gives undue importance to the return of Gen. Douglas MacArthur and US imperialism. “The big politicians like Gloria Arroyo and others in the region give only token…