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Intel agents apprehended at Labor Day program

We, PAMANTIK-KMU, the regional militant labor center in the Southern Tagalog region, express our highest condemnation on the presence of intelligence agents from state forces at the May 1 regional program in Crossing, Calamba. 570 more words

Bigkisan Ng Manggagawa

Half-Heads: A Dominant Force in US Politics

Half-head”: this signifies a way of approaching problems that involves efficient thinking, where efficiency comes from an intensely selective focus. A half-headed approach could be a combination of unspoken or unconscious interests, the accumulation of taboos around certain subjects, the desire to appeal to select audiences, the product of an ideology—some or all of these, and perhaps a few more. 2,978 more words


Violence in the Pacific: The effects of US bases in South Korea

Elisabeth Schober’s new book Base Encounters: The US Armed Forces in South Korea is published this month. She is currently conducting anthropological fieldwork in South Korea, and sends us this dispatch, which explores the effects of violence, sexual or otherwise, that occurs around the extensive network of US military bases in the region. 1,540 more words

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Joint patrols begin in the South China Sea

At a press conference in Manila on April 14 with Philippine counterpart, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced that the U.S. military has started conducting maritime joint patrols in the South China Sea with the Philippines. 466 more words

South China Sea

First Chinese military aircraft lands at Fiery Cross reef

By Alert 5, 17 April 2016.

A Chinese Y-8 transport aircraft, #9271, had the privilege of being the first military aircraft to land at Fiery Cross reef on Apr. 52 more words

South China Sea

Police Militarization

An award-winning new film that promises to make sense of all this is Peace Officer, from directors Brad Barber and Scott Christopherson. Their film has been billed as the first major documentary on the topic of police militarization. 715 more words