August 02, 2015     Philippines
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Friday, July 31st, 2015

Historic int’l confab links global resistance vs mining TNCs, liberalization

“This historic gathering is a point of convergence for our heightened resistance to the intensifying plunder by mining TNCs under the rubric of neoliberal globalization.”

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Int’l People’s Conference on Mining 2015: A call for global solidarity vs destructive mining

KALIBUTAN By CLEMENTE BAUTISTA Unified in addressing various people’s concerns on destructive mining across the globe, various environmental advocates, campaigners, and grassroots leaders worldwide will be launching the International People’s Conference on Mining 2015 (IPCM) in Quezon...

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Lobo town council revokes support for mining company

“We will continue to struggle to stop mining in Lobo, and to have it declared as part of the protected area.”

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Green groups slam Aquino’s “spineless, trash diplomacy” on Canadian waste

“We do not even have the capacity to manage our local trash problems, yet the Aquino government forced our country to become a global dumpsite.” - Clemente Bautista, Kalikasan PNE

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Recalling the 1990 ‘Killer Quake’

“To get a kilo of sugar or half a dozen of eggs, one has to wait or fight in line. Money has limited use. There was nothing to buy. You can feel panic around, as people fought...

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

#BulatlatAsks| Are you ready for the ‘Big One?’

Most people asked by are afraid to have another killer quake in their lifetime, while some are just “leaving it up to God.”

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Batangas groups call for mining ban

“The endorsement of Lobo government officials for the MRL-Egerton mining project should be revoked and reversed to protect Lobo’s lives, livelihood, and environment.”

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

‘People’s victory | Environmentalists hail exit of mining giant in Tampakan

“Glencore ultimately failed in the face of massive people’s resistance against foreign and large-scale mining.”

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Learn the lessons of Laudato Si, live its teachings through the people’s struggles

KALIBUTAN By LEON DULCE (Columnist’s note: We released this statement last Friday,June 19, after reading Pope Francis’ entire encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si. We are publishing it in Kalibutan for everyone to see groundbreaking implications of...

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Climate change activists laud papal encyclical

“Pope Francis asserts the principle of common but differentiated responsibility, amidst a systematic drive by capitalist countries to blur the difference between the obligations of rich and poor countries.”

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

The Big One | Disaster-preparedness starts with the people

“Preparedness does not only mean having the equipment, materials, facilities – it pertains to the people.”

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