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Ladrilyo

September 11, 2023

Napagtanto ko bigla at hindi maiwasang maihalintulad ang mga magsasaka ng Paradise III sa mga nagkalat na ladrilyo sa lugar.

It Takes Lives to Build a Paradise

July 14, 2023

The farmer families in Paradise III, San Jose del Monte, Bulacan are under threat from competing landlord and oligarchic interests. But they face these daunting challenges with their humble but resolute struggle to assert their right to land and livelihoods.

Navigating Uncertainties: A trans woman’s quest for survival

June 23, 2023

Leona is only one of the many trans women in the country who continue to struggle through and persist despite all the attacks, especially from US imperialism. With her story, the voices of trans women and other queer people can be heard, calling on us to actively battle to propagate these spaces, especially this Pride Month.

Regalo

May 14, 2023

Dagdag sa kaniyang gawain sa loob at labas ng tahanan, bitbit din niya ang panawagan ng lahat ng ina, gayundin ang panawagan ng maraming Pilipino para sa mababang presyo ng mga pangunahing bilihin at ayuda para sa mga mahihirap na sektor ng lipunan.

Faces of Informality

May 10, 2023

The number of informal workers is increasing as the economic crisis deepens, especially after the excessive lockdowns used to contain the pandemic. Informality is gravely worsening.

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.

Sibuyan’s reminder: People, not profit, should drive the mining industry

March 3, 2023

As long as pro-people policies are non-existent and unenforced, more communities like Sibuyan will be under the gaze of exploitative mining firms that take advantage of the industry, run it for profit, and leave us with nothing for very little.

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.