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Aquino administration is most corrupt – Anakbayan

Responding to Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales recent statement about the existence of a “super number” of corrupt officials in government, youth group Anakbayan urged the Ombudsman to look into the corruption cases involving top Aquino admin officials and allies. “Aquino is the most corrupt of them all. He set up a scheme for the systemic…

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Iain Banks’ The Culture: Automation and Digital Networks under Communism

I first came across Iain Banks’ The Culture series while reading Nick Dyer-Witheford’s superb albeit uneven Cyber-Proletariat: Global Labour in the Digital Vortex last December. The series was mentioned by Dyer-Witheford as a work of fiction that best demonstrates how accelerated technological advancements, artificial intelligence, and wired networks can function in a communist setting. The…

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Youth group opposes military agreement with Japan

Demands official apology and compensation for WW2 victims The youth group Anakbayan, in the wake of Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko’s state visit to the Philippines, condemned plans to forge a Visiting Forces Agreement between the Philippine and Japanese governments that will allow the stationing of Japanese troops on Philippine soil. The youth group…