“Instead of ensuring the protection and rights of people who use drugs, including the right to health and provision of voluntary, evidence-based drug treatment and harm reduction services, President Duterte has called for them to be killed.”
“Thank you, President Duterte, for having the courage to tell the truth.”
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 Honduran government has blood on its hands with the murder of Berta Cáceres.”
By JOHN PILGER News Analysis, Truthout Following the ISIS attacks in Beirut and Paris, John Pilger updates this prescient essay, originally published October 11, 2014, on the root causes of terrorism and what we can do about it. In transmitting President Richard Nixon’s orders for a “massive” bombing of Cambodia in 1969, Henry Kissinger said,…
“The US, UK, French governments, in their narrow attempt to push regime change, demonize and undermine those they deem as ‘unfriendly’ regimes and use brutal, armed extremists (like ISIS) who happen to share their opposition to those regimes. But that’s like having attack dogs you don’t exactly control.”
… US officials callously or, sometimes, almost indifferently decided on courses of action that resulted in deaths, often on a substantial or even massive scale.
There is intense controversy in many TPP countries about the pacts’ threats to jobs and more.
There is one key reason why the United States is militarily involved in the Philippines – natural resources.
Despite continuous warnings from experts about election insecurities, officials still rely on vendors that refuse to disclose how their machines run, deeming their code “proprietary.” WhoWhatWhy News Media Website What if a foreign head of state had the power to handpick our next President? It sounds like the plot of a movie, but it actually…
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…