October 31, 2014     Philippines
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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 hotel in Olongapo City, Zambales, her head submerged in a toilet and her body bore torture marks. Jennifer

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.

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

On Labor Day, Filipino workers slam ‘Aquino’s treachery’

Filipino workers staged protest actions in different parts of the country condemning the signing of the United States-Philippines Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement and the US-dictated neoliberal policies on the economy. Photos by Ronalyn V. Olea in Manila,...

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Is the US-PH Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement a deal between two equals?

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Malacañang finally released a copy of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement it signed with the US government. It is a 10-page agreement that gives the US Armed Forces free, blanket access to...

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

What is wrong with the US-PH defense agreement and the Obama visit?

In a rally, April 28, progressive groups cited five reasons why the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement, which was signed yesterday by US Ambassador Philip Goldberg and Philippine Defense Sec. Voltaire Gazmin, is fundamentally wrong.

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

Unwelcoming Obama: Protests set to hound US President’s state visit

Various groups under the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan are gearing up for a two-day protest for US President Barack Obama’s Manila trip next week.

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