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The Malayang Kilusan ng Bagong Kababaihan (MAKIBAKA), the mass organization of revolutionary women under the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), condemned the Arroyo regime and the Armed Forces of the Philippines for killing Rebelyn Pitao, daughter of New People’s Army’s Lencio Pitao, whose nom de guerre is Commander Parago. In a statement sent…

The Israel-Palestine conflict is certainly not about Israel and Palestine alone. It is about oil. It is about who controls the Middle East. And it is about the US drive for world domination currently in the guise of a US-instigated “global war on terror”. BY CAROL PAGADUAN-ARAULLO Business World/Streetwise Posted by Bulatlat Remember Sabra and…

In remembering the atrocious treatment of the Filipinos in that war, it is fitting that we also remember those who refused to do the dirty work of their military and political leaders. Just as the American Anti-Imperialist League is remembered for its active, though ultimately unsuccessful, campaign to prevent the war, we should remember those…

The first part of this paper will delve into how the Philippine government has adopted GDP accounting, while the second section will analyze the historical background and ideological basis of this capitalist criterion of development. Finally, alternative methods of measuring development vis-à-vis the GDP will be discussed. BY PROF. EDILBERTO M. VILLEGAS Contributed to Bulatlat…