Mabining Mandirigma provides its audience a new image of Apolinario Mabini, as well as a striking realization that, although cliche, history does repeat itself.
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Truly, the descendants of the wicked remain wicked to the poor and cordial to the foreigner. It is evident in violent demolitions of communities such as Sitio San Roque in Quezon City, Aetas in Clark, Dumagat in Sierra Madre, and Sitio Aroma in Cebu to make way for development projects; it is evident when our islands are being sold–literally and virtually–to foreign business in the pursuit of investment.
Mabining Mandirigma, a Steampunk Musical, runs at the CCP Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (Little Theater) from August 16 until September 1, 2019.
“Bumaba na sila dahil wala naman slang nagagawang kabutihan para sa mamamayan lalo na sa mga mahihirap na tao… Nagmasaker sila ng mga taong walang ibang kahilingan kundi bigas.” (They should step down because they are not doing anything good for the people, especially the poor…They massacred those who were only asking for rice.) — Nora Aunor
“We demand change, change for governance that is pro-women and pro-poor. We want all to have better life conditions. We want women’s rights and contributions to be recognized in society.”
“How many Jennifers, how many Nicoles are we going to wait for?”
‘Corruption is a women’s issue’ | 2015 One Billion Rising campaign to center on corruption, system change
“It is about time for a radical shift, not only in consciousness, but also in the people and the system. We need to step up to a level where we do not only demand justice, but address the very causes of injustice.” – Monique Wilson, actress, woman activist, global director of One Billion Rising global director
On February 14, 2014, women’s rights advocates gathered to rise for One Billion Rising for Justice, a global movement to stop violence against women and children. In the Philippines, women’s group Gabriela and One Billion Rising global director Monique Wilson led the campaign. They slammed the Philippine government for its criminal neglect on the Filipino people.
The slideshow features One Billion Rising for Justice activities in Manila, Baguio City, Bacolod City, Talisay City and Davao City last Feb. 14, 2014. Photos by Ronalyn V. Olea and Anne Marxze D. Umil in Manila, Noel Godinez of Northern Dispatch in Baguio, Owen Segovia Bayog in Bacolod and Talisay City, Juan Cejar and John…
“Majority of Filipino women have no food, no sustainable jobs, no affordable health care, education, housing and other social services. Women are poorer and hungrier under the administration of President Aquino.” – Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Luz Ilagan
“Justice begins when we speak, release and acknowledge the truth in solidarity and community. One Billion Rising for Justice is an invitation to break free from confinement, obligation, shame, guilt, grief, pain, humiliation, rage and bondage. It is a call to bring on revolutionary justice.”