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Groups Condemning Extrajudicial Killings in the Philippines

There has been a lot of news lately comparing U.S. President Donald Trump to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. They have many personal qualities in common: both tend to be bullying in their public pronouncements and in their dealings with the press; they tend to simplify issues; they are very critical of dissent and name call anyone who disagrees with their policies. 1,182 more words

Anakbayan New York N30 2016

As Anakbayan New York had it’s N30 Celebration, I want to tell y’all I’m part of an organization called Anakbayan New York. And I am so SO so proud of what they accomplished, what they’ve done, and I’m so proud of their very being. 2,201 more words


ILPS-USA 2016 Conference - Right to Resist, Right to Exist: Fight Police Terror, Racism, & Political Repression: PYO-STL Report Back

“Movements don’t ask. Movements demand! Justice isn’t something you can beg and borrow. Justice is something you have to TAKE. You don’t negotiate justice.”¬† -Frank Chapman… 1,934 more words

PYO-STL Statements

On Dole-outs and Sell-outs

Considering that the Aquino administration is sticking to its hard-line stance that there is no money for State Colleges and Universities next year (and advocating the tuition and other fee increases, along with other forms of commercialization of education), youths and students should be watching carefully the growing word war between lawmakers and ‘leftist’ groups regarding the government’s Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program. 1,002 more words

Budget Cut Bullshit

The latest bullshit from the government regarding budget cuts to education. Quotes from this article.

… (CHED executive director Atty. Julito)¬†Vitriolo admitted the budget of each of the 111 SUCs nationwide is based on performance and enrollment.’

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there are few civilized students in PUP and UP

Members of groups such as Akbayan, SCAP, and MASP, have condemned the PUP and UP protests. They called them “barbaric”, “uncivilized”, “shameful”, among other adjectives. 806 more words