“If these military activities are so good for the environment, why don’t they do them in Yellowstone or near Mt. Rushmore?”
Whatever his connections with the Davao Death Squads, Duterte is an amateur compared with the United States. The US has been in the death squad business for decades.
Only an alternative based on a drastically changed US foreign policy, bound to some type of global framework for mutual benefits amongst all people, would prevent the current destabilization from becoming yet a new global order based in the rule of the many by the few.
‘For the military-industrial complex and its beneficiaries, perpetual war is not necessarily bad news.’
“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.