- Published: 30 November 2022 30 November 2022
Volume IV, Number 22. 30 November 2022.
More than anything else, the recent visit of US Vice President Kamala Harris to the Philippines serves the aim of heightening US military intervention in the country and in the Asia-Pacific region. It serves to aggravate tensions with China and further raises the specter of an inter-imperialist war.
- Published: 15 November 2022 15 November 2022
Volume IV, Number 21. 15 November 2022.
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. stated in no uncertain terms on 8 November that the Armed Forces of the Philippines modernization program will continue during his term. In the same breath, he cites ‘terrorism’ as justification to use taxpayers’ money to purchase more night-fighting systems capability, transport aircrafts, additional helicopters capable of night flight and more communications and surveillance equipment for police and military forces.
- Published: 31 October 2022 31 October 2022
Volume IV, Number 20. 31 October 2022.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines’ rampage in Himamaylan City, Negros Oriental, has already left at least 18,000 rural community residents forcibly displaced, and thousands more traumatized due to relentless artillery shelling and aerial strafing. Their attacks have escalated to the point where they declared parts of the city ‘no man’s land’ and anyone left behind are to be considered shoot-to-kill targets.
- Published: 15 October 2022 15 October 2022
Volume IV, Number 19. 15 October 2022.
The first 100 days of President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. was marked with greater economic hardships and repression suffered by the Filipino people. It was marked by skyrocketing prices, increasing unemployment and poverty incidence, decreasing purchasing power, plummeting value of the peso and galloping national debt, not to mention natural disasters. Having already ascended the throne, however, Marcos, Jr. would not be bothered by these trifles.
- Published: 30 September 2022 30 September 2022
Volume IV, Number 18. 30 September 2022.
The German Embassy to Manila recently offered an international perspective to the barrage of historical revisionism and social brainwashing currently plaguing the Philippines. In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law by President Ferdinand Marcos, Sr, the Germans recalled, “The heavy legacy of the Martial Law period in the Philippines and the records of thousands of victims, killings and enforced disappearances are a call to responsibly engage in and learn from this dark period for a brighter future.”