Xandra Liza C. Bisenio

Xands heads IBON's Media and Communications Department.

Choose

March 5, 2024

I guess the point is that through the years, people working for genuine change have been dissuaded by the powers that be. Yet the clamor for their rights is sustained, because they choose to persevere.

Camouflaging climate inaction

June 9, 2023

FEATURES

Hyping climate spending is hypocritical if environmental destruction continues.

Trouble in fishers’ waters

May 4, 2023

Whether or not the government’s rehabilitation efforts will be sufficient to return Laguna de Bay to its former state and capacity as a major source of food, water and livelihood will be tested.

Will the creation of a department solve our water woes?

April 17, 2023

FEATURES

SB102 distorts the concept of water resources belonging to the commons or cultural and natural resources that are accessible to all members of a society by allowing water to be handled by the profit- and business- oriented private sector.

Echoing for ecology

October 30, 2022

Green Action Week brings out the diversity of cultures. It celebrates each partner’s campaign which are always designed according to their country’s concrete conditions. The importance of addressing these with a systemic and holistic perspective is also raised. This touches on national governance and influencing policy to favor sustainable pathways.

Multi-layered prison walls, then and now

September 13, 2022

Political detention today is indeed very much a continuation and symptom of social and economic deterioration accelerated by Marcos’ elitist neoliberal governance in the ’70s and ’80s. The struggle of various people’s organizations and advocates then continues today in battles on the streets and legislative halls and in the cities and the countryside.