Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement about freeing political detainees spurs optimism inside detention cells, and at an art show.
Ni MARK ANGELES Libo-libong buntis ang peregrinong Pumisan sa silungan mo, Fabella; Hindi man nagsayaw sa Obando O nag-alay ng itlog kay Sta. Clara. Dikit-dikit sa dibdib mong tigulang: Kapwa ina’t inakay na nanlalambot. Nalampasan nila ang kamatayan Ngunit hindi ang paghihikahos. Fabella, sa bawat minutong pumatak, Sa pagitan ng himala’t hinagpis, May sanggol kang…
The publication of the latest volume of Sison’s Selected Writings covering the years 2010-2011 in Build the People’s Power (2016) by the International Network for Philippines Studies reaffirms his place as the emblematic Filipino radical thinker of the last five decades.
Joolia Demigillo of Tudla Productions maintains that society hasn’t changed fundamentally and so the struggle that Brocka began must be continued.
The A4K said that in the first 100 days, the next president should stop Lumad killings, bring justice to the victims of the Kidapawan carnage and provide meaningful support for farmers affected by El Nino.
The Artists for Kidapawan said that in the first 100 days, the next president should stop Lumad killings, bring justice to the victims of the Kidapawan carnage and provide meaningful support for farmers affected by El Nino.
Building People’s Power is mainly a collection of Sison’s writings from July 2010 to December 2012. These take up historical and current Philippine issues as well as global issues and show the way to arouse, organize and mobilize the people in the anti-imperialist and democratic struggle.
The next time someone offers me a glass of basi, I will not refuse.
It is certain that ‘Salupongan’ has summed up the reasons for growing protests against the reactionary state: military presence in schools; ‘development’ by and for the wealthy ruling class; unabated impunity; and continuing negligence in terms of providing adequate health care, quality education, and other social services to the underprivileged.
“There is a lack of consciousness among parents, teachers, and the entire community to impart to today’s youth the horrors of martial law. We have high hopes that this could be of help to change that.”
If Annie Batumbakal from Frisco had a counterpart in Tondo, it would be Lola Dory.