November 27, 2015     Philippines
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Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Manila stands with the Lumad

Some 700 Lumad from different parts of Mindanao arrive in the nation’s capital, Oct. 26. They are greeted by students, religious groups, workers, urban poor, women and other sectors. The indigenous people of Mindanao stage #Manilakbayan2015 to call for a stop to the attacks on their schools and communities. Photos by Loi Manalansan, Fred Dabu

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Sectors present real state of the nation

Members of progressive organisations from various sectors hurdled police blockades to deliver the true state of the nation, July 27. Photos by Dee Ayroso, Fred Dabu, Anne Marxe D. Umil, Marya Salamat, Bettina Catli, Kathrina Manuel and...

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

In praise of the effigy makers

Effigies have been featured and written about through the years that they have been made the centerpieces of the main protest rallies when the Philippine president delivers his or her State of the Nation Address. Some even...

Friday, July 10th, 2015

They came down the mountains for their shining red star

Even in death, their Tatay still unites and inspires them for their revolution.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015


Last June 12, members of progressive groups held a protest action in front of the Chinese and US embassy. "We will not be caught in the claws of the Dragon nor the Eagle,” Bayan said in its...

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Labor Day 2015 | Workers want Aquino out

On Labor Day, Filipino workers call for the resignation of President Benigno Aquino III for failing to provide adequate jobs, for refusing to grant substantial wage hike, for betraying national sovereignty, among others. Photos by Dee Ayroso,...

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

The progressives: A continuing tale

Progressive groups pressed for President Benigno Aquino’s resignation at a rally in Manila last Friday. Marching from various points in Metro Manila, they converged at the historic Mendiola bridge where they sounded like they were, for the...

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

The Banwaon children of Balit

They do not smile as often as other children. They tell their visitors about the two-day trek from their forest communities under direct sun and drenching rain last January. They say they have never walked as far...

Monday, March 9th, 2015

Women activists call for Aquino’s resignation

On International Women's Day, women rights advocates and members of progressive groups called for the resignation of President Benigno S. Aquino III's resignation.

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Nanay Mameng, isang dula

Nanay Mameng, isang dula by Slidely Slideshow A new play that depicts the life and struggle of Carmen “Nanay Mameng” Deunida, a celebrated urban poor activist in the Philippines. Photos by JANESS ANN J. ELLAO

Monday, January 19th, 2015

#DearPope | Millions flock mass at Luneta

… Powered by Cincopa Video Hosting for Business solution.#PopeFrancisCandles(Photo by Fred Dabu / 1/1/0001 6:00:00 AMwidth 640height 406Millions receive communion during the mass(Photo by Fred Dabu / 1/1/0001 6:00:00 AMwidth 640height 401Many brought Sto. Nino...

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