Snakes in the Garden

by Luis H. Francia, published on Inquirer.Net, August 24, 2020 (recommended by Malaya Movement Northeast) NEW YORK—Zara Alvarez, a 39-year-old human rights worker, single mother, and former political prisoner, was shot and killed the evening of August 17 in Bacolod City, the capital of Negros Occidental. That she was slain in such a fashion was not completely unexpected: having a[…]

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Defeat Duterte’s Fascism & Oust Duterte Now!

Bayan USA, August 1, 2020 On July 27, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his annual State of the Nation Address (SONA). He filled his speech with lies about the government’s successful response to COVID-19, empty promises for overseas Filipino workers, praise for his deadly military and police force, and excuses for not addressing the people’s long-standing aspirations for genuine sovereignty[…]

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