September 05, 2015     Philippines
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Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

America’s Empire of Bases

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

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

As Ph-US Balikatan starts, protesters hit Aquino for relying on US

“When it comes to modernization, we got a big zero.”

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Groups slam Aquino, US troops for violation of Constitution in Mamasapano operations

"The special operation in Mamasapano, Magindanao is a U.S. operation from the start."

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Groups slam Aquino‘s buck-passing on Mamasapano clash

Progressive groups lambasted President Aquino, who, in a nationally-televised message, passed the blame to the head of the elite police commando unit for the deadly Mamasapano clash.

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Two contrasting treatments

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Two names have become inextricably linked – Jennifer Laude and US Marine Pvt. 1st Class Joseph Scott Pemberton – on that fateful day of Oct. 11. Jennifer was found dead in a...

Monday, August 11th, 2014

US-based activists slam EDCA

Deployment of overseas US military bases globally particularly in PH “is intended to provide protection and defense of US’ economic life blood in Asia-Pacific Region.” Bayan-USA

Saturday, July 5th, 2014

Activists mark ‘sham Fil-American Friendship Day’ with call for Aquino’s ouster

“Years of the United States’ domination of our economy, influence in politics and culture, and military intervention, have proved that friendship isn't the sane word to describe the US-PH relationship. Slavery is much more precise.” – League...

Saturday, June 28th, 2014

Kerry Goes to Egypt to Support Murderous Dictator Sisi: 5 U.S.-Funded Nations That Torture, Execute and Jail With Impunity

U.S. military aid goes to wildly abusive regimes.

Saturday, June 21st, 2014

‘Why only now? Why ask for paltry amount?’ – Green groups on Tubattaha

“The Aquino government is reducing the issue of USS grounding in Tubbataha as a mere financial compensation issue, disregarding the clear violations of Philippine sovereignty.” –Kalikasan-PNE

Sunday, June 8th, 2014

US participation in Zamboanga City attack, start of deepening US intervention

“In allowing the US military to interfere in Philippine internal affairs, the Aquino regime is paving the way for US interventionism on a larger scale in the future.”

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

There is nothing humanitarian about Balikatan’s militarization

Balikatan wargames expose us to constant dangers from live ammunition, unexploded ordnances, toxic by-products and from being targeted in war by US enemies.

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