November 26, 2015     Philippines
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Thursday, November 26th, 2015

‘COP21 will predictably fail’

“In the pursuit of superprofits, the monopoly capitalists ruthlessly plunder forests, minerals, energy reserves, freshwater supplies, agricultural lands and marine areas.”

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

A world to win: people’s actions on climate change

The flourishing of the different forms of national democratic struggle in the concrete realities of Philippine society proves that the program for system change is the most effective foundation of addressing the climate crisis and the rest...

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

#LabananAngAbuso | ‘One woman or child is raped every 53 minutes’

“Impunity exists because social structures that should ensure the protection of women and children from violence do more harm by being indifferent and even anti-women.”

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Teachers protest SSL 2015 | ‘Aquino and top officials get millions while we get pennies’

"It is clear that when it comes to basic pay, government employees in the lowest up to the middle-level positions are disadvantaged while those occupying higher positions are greatly favored under the proposed SSL 2015 of President...

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Lumad leaders, schools file charges vs Education Sec Luistro

“We have already lost a teacher and many Lumad leaders; we will not wait until we lose another one.”

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Kin of Ampatuan Massacre victims to Aquino: Where is your promise?

“Aquino told us during his campaign for presidency that he would resolve the case before he gets down. Now, he is ignoring us.”

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Under Aquino, media killings, other attacks unabated

In the 2014 Impunity Index of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), the Philippines was ranked third next to Iraq and Somalia.

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Pooled Editorial | Ampatuan Massacre, a grim symbol of reigning impunity under Aquino

Another day of delay in bringing justice to the 58 victims is another license for greater human rights violations and unaccountability in the country. We could no longer allow this government, or the next, to continue this...

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

#Manilakbayan2015 | ‘We have affected the center’

“We bring home victory: the support of a broad range of people to the people’s resistance in Mindanao, which is also the Filipino people’s struggle.”

Friday, November 20th, 2015

Apec has nothing in store for us, Manila vendors say

“If the government really wants to uplift us from our impoverished conditions, why did it have to wait for an Apec? They could have helped us long before.”

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Defiant thousands march against Apec

“There are police left and right. Who are you serving, those dragons?”

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