Addressing the rampage of land use conversion

April 27, 2017

The land-to-the-tiller clamour mounts. This, amid the recent spate of farmers’ killings and other forms of military attacks against peasant communities nationwide. These human rights violations have escalated even after both panels of the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) have acknowledged in the on-going peace talks the country’s agrarian problem […]

Artwork by Jennifer T Padilla Quintos

Listen: Punlaan Land To The Tiller Food For All Music Album

December 31, 2016

Pagay (Rice) by Salidummay/ Dap-ayan iti Kultura ti Kordilyera (DKK)   Neokolonyal – Music and Lyrics by Leo Espelimbergo; Perforomed by Sining Kanlungan   Ambahan – Music, lyrics, performance by Samahan ng mga Magsasaka sa Kanlurang Mindoro (SAMAKAMI)   Manggagawang Bukid – Music, lyrics, performance by Genalyn Avelino of Unyon ng Manggagawang Bukid sa Kanlurang Mindoro (UMBKM)   […]

Punlaan music album at People’s Bookshop Sale

November 23, 2016

Experience the Punlaan land to the tiller food for all-themed music album at the People’s Bookshop Sale (starts November 23). Launched last October, Punlaan is a unique compilation of original Filipino farmers, indigenous and cultural groups’ compositions narrating the stories and struggles of the Filipino people in the context of a backward and underdeveloped economy […]