Returning to the major crises we face at this historic moment, all are international, and two internationals are forming to confront them. One is opening today: the Progressive International. The other has been taking shape under the leadership of Trump’s White House, a Reactionary International comprising the world’s most reactionary states.
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By DEE AYROSO
Naturally, Trump has elevated the discourse yet again. From distilling current events he is now creating it as US President. Now, he’s not just using the power of capitalism to wrestle; he’s the world’s champion of the global imperialist system.
Mr. Duterte and Trump do have certain things in common. But they won’t be enough to make a difference once the US is convinced that Mr. Duterte’s pivot to China is real enough and hostile to US interests.
By RENAN ORTIZ
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective When, six days ago, President Duterte offered to host a world summit on human rights, people were aghast. It’s not as if the Duterte administration is the prime mover of respect for human rights considering the more than 7, 000 extrajudicial killings in the government’s war against illegal drugs. Two…
The series of protests dubbed “Ban Trump” are captured in pictures.
Among those arrested is a nursing mother who was tending to her two-month-old baby in a hospital when arrested in Oriental Mindoro.
By DEE AYROSO
“The Asean summit offers nothing but imperialist or neoliberal programs and policies that will put poor Filipinos into a much deeper poverty and misery.”
Progressives hold protests in time for the arrival of the POTUS.