But hope springs eternal. Environmental defenders everywhere are tirelessly working to protect the last frontiers of nature and restore our despoiled environment.
Month: March 2018
Gabriela Women’s Party Reps Arlene D. Brosas and Emmi de Jesus recommended measures to secure the shelter and livelihood of around 6,000 poor households in Vitas, Tondo, Manila.
Beyond the instagrammable image of a fierce-looking activist with a clenched fist is someone rationalizing and constantly reaffirming his fidelity to radical politics. Activists are stereotyped as dogmatic simpletons who derive a perverse pleasure in organizing rallies. While it is true that public participation in a collective exercise is indeed a thrilling experience, especially if…
By RAYMUND VILLANUEVA
In both dialogues, many questions were left unanswered and many concerns were left hanging. What cannot be ignored, however, is the reality that the farmers’ plight is always anchored on one unanswered call: genuine agrarian reform.
“This is a clear effort of the present administration to silence its critics and to sow fear among the people.”
Last week President Duterte announced that his administration was considering China’s offer to jointly explore an undisputed Philippine territory for potential energy deposits. He was referring to an area off Busuanga, Palawan and the Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea (WPS), within the country’s 370-kilometer exclusive economic zone (EEZ) over which we have sovereign…
The International Criminal Court (ICC) isn’t as useless as President Rodrigo Duterte described it when he learned it was looking into the possibility of prosecuting him for crimes against humanity. But the ICC record over the last 16 years since it was established hasn’t been spectacular either. The Court is mandated to prosecute political leaders…
The measure has been criticized as indicative of the current administration’s crackdown against dissenters and the opposition.
Women showed their rage to Duterte in an effigy they called as “Mad Dog-ong.”