Against all repression, Spring is coming

June 19, 2024

Undemocracy and inequality and its attendant oppression and exploitation is what spurs so much resistance.

Philippine economy so right it’s wrong

June 18, 2024

The Philippine Economic Briefing tried so hard to show that everything is right with the economy that it only succeeded in showing everything that’s so wrong with it.

Independent? How the Philippines still serves US economic interests

June 13, 2024

All the celebratory hullabaloo and hype of “hard-won independence” and being a “free country” distorts how Philippine independence is nominal without true self-determination.

Hindipendence Day: The Matrix is Real

June 13, 2024

The US imperial machine’s grip on the Philippine neocolonial mind is far more subtle and sophisticated than simple puppetry though, and hence so much more powerful.

Cha-cha in Education: An Unnecessary and Distracting Move

May 7, 2024

The education sector in the Philippines will be opened for foreign participation and investment, whether through ownership or other forms of partnership, if lawmakers have their way.

Human rights in Asia: In the flashpoint of crisis and war

May 3, 2024

The onslaught of imperialism is relentless and brutal, and the sufferings of the working people are unimaginable.

Universal Health Care: 5 years later

April 8, 2024


Five years of unfortunate health events seem to be just that, unfortunate, but clearly show the state’s systematic letting go of its responsibility to promote the people’s right to health.

Capitalists are inflationary, not wage hikes for workers

April 5, 2024


Employers can afford big wage hikes. Instead of protecting profits, the government should be doing everything it can to raise wages which will be good for workers, their families and the economy.

NAIA PPP project: Sky-high profits for Ramon Ang

March 25, 2024


The rehabilitation of NAIA is long overdue. But it should not be done through privatization that will only greatly benefit the interests of a large conglomerate like SMC.