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Honor in the Line of Fire: Why our protest against the Philippine president is justified

“The line of fire is a place of honor.”

–Lean Alejandro, Youth Activist in the Philippines

In the spirit of the countless generations of progressive and militant activists that have dared to stand up to state repression in the Philippines, community organizers here in the United States chose to confront Philippine President BS Aquino during his (unwelcome) visit to both New York City and San Francisco. 877 more words

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Abolish 'pork' movement: Not yet over

  • The fight against ‘pork’ continues as protesters once again went to Rizal Park to voice out their woes with regards to the issue.
  • However, the crowd’s number decreased as compared to last year’s protest.
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THE FIGHT CONTINUES

August 25, 2013 – people from all walks of life: from celebrities to ordinary government employees, from former government officials to the usual militant groups, and even ordinary taho vendors came to join the call to abolish the legislative Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) or the infamously, pork barrel in a spontaneous mass action perceived to reach… 415 more words

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