Month: November 2018

Duterte mulls resuming GRP-NDFP peace talks

When he returns from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Meeting in Papua New Guinea (Nov. 17-18), President Duterte said he would announce if he would meet with Fidel V. Agcaoili and Luis Jalandoni, head and former head now adviser, respectively, of the negotiating panel for the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDF) in…

Siyam na Sigaw ng Katarungan

Ni ROMMEL PIPOY LINATOC Isa, ang deka-dekadang kasaysayan ng KAGUTUMAN Dalawa, pang-aalipin at kalabisan Tatlo, panginoong nagpapasasa sa TUBO Apat, punglo ng mga berdugo Lima, mga balitang mapanlinlang Anim, pangdarahas sa LUPANG pinagyaman Pito, mga tsinelas na duguan at pamilyang iniwan Walo, mga buhay na siniil at kinitil Siyam, mga kaluluwang sumisigaw ng KATARUNGAN!!!

Salt of the Earth: The plight of Laiya peasants

What often gets left out of the frame are images of farmer and fisherfolk households forcibly evicted from their homes, divested of livelihood, security, and property. What never make the headlines are these stories of poor families excluded from their own community due to land grabs, which remain doubly driven by private property and wanton state complicity.

Armistice@100: Still living and dying for elite peace

We are still suffering from a crisis-ridden capitalist system for which the First World War was fought and resolved and for which the superpowers imposed a division of the world that continues to emplace our lives and labors. We are still living and dying for the same system for which great wars were fought and ended so that proxy wars and multi-lateral formations like the United Nations (League of Nations resurrected), International Monetary Fund, World Bank, NATO, ASEAN, APEC, and the like will continue to consolidate, retool and recast, whenever necessary, the profits and liberties won by imperialist powers one hundred years ago.

A child in flight

By E. G. Geronimo Can you see those eyes full of pain and questions? Would you dare answer the nagging questions in the deep recesses of his mind? What is injustice? What is greed? Why is there injustice? Why is there greed? Why should we suffer from all these? Why should we take flight? Why…