Duterte must break away from neoliberalism – Anakbayan

President Rodrigo Duterte’s tough talk against the oligarchy would come up empty if his administration does not implement genuine land reform, national industrialization, meaningful wage hikes, and other pro-people economic policies. Duterte promised that change is coming. But this is only possible if he breaks away from neoliberal economics that have benefited the elite few…


Gantala Press sa Makiling, part 1

Originally posted on QUANTANG SABID:
Bilang proyekto ng Gantala Press, isang bagong palimbagan ng at para sa cis at trans na kababaihan, inilunsad ang IKIRAN Workshop Series sa Philippine High School for the Arts (PHSA) kung saan tinalakay ang mga usaping copyright at publishing. Kasabay ng mga talakayang ito ang iba’t iba pang palihan hinggil…

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Alternatives to Jalaur mega dam by Dr. Ernesto Hofileña

What follows is the statement of Dr. Ernesto Hofileña for the 1st International Solidarity Mission Against the Jalaur River Multipurpose Project Phase II conducted in Calinog, Iloilo last July 16-18, 2016. AT FIRST sight, building the Jalaur Multipurpose Project Phase II (JRMP II) seems like a good idea. One of the biggest problems facing any small…

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International Solidarity Mission on Panay mega dam launched

Originally posted on Panay Today:
ILOILO City – The Jalaur River for the People’s Movement (JRPM), an alliance composed of environmental advocates, peoples’ organizations, church people, members of the academe and indigenous people’s organizations, is launching an International Solidarity Mission on the Jalaur River Multipurpose Project Phase II (JRMP2) or the Jalaur mega dam this weekend,…


A Random Note on Janine and Ivan’s Essay on Conceptualism

I chanced upon Janine and Ivan’s essay “The Economic Aspect in Contemporary Writing and the Matter of Class in Literature: Reading selected conceptual works” while cleaning up my computer files in my flash drive in a borrowed equipment. This is my first month after my laptop finally gave up after 4 years. It is fine that I…