The enduring legacy of the sixty-eighters is hope.
Tags: First Quarter Storm
By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star This morning I’ll join an intergenerational gathering of activists at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani in Quezon City to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the First Quarter Storm of 1970. (The FQS, as it has been popularly referred to by both elderly and younger…
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
Not a single victim of human-rights violation during the Marcos dictatorship has achieved justice nor received any compensation from the government.
By ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO
“The First Quarter Storm of 1970 caught the attention of the people on a national and international scale. It inspired the youth and working people in the provincial capitals and cities to rise up and carry out protest actions against US imperialism and the local reactionaries and demand national liberation and democracy.”
History illustrates that the youth is a critical catalyst of the revolution. Now that the Establishment has intensified its coercion, the students are called upon to formulate new modes of engagement. For the world is still characterized by dialectical contradictions; to remain passive is a grave transgression. BY ALAYSA TAGUMPAY E. ESCANDOR Philippine Collegian Posted…