Category: Philippines

THE MORIBUND DUTERTE PRESIDENCY

Thousands of individuals from various groups join #SONAgkaisa while ensuring physical distancing to express dismay over the Duterte administration at University Avenue, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City on 5th State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by: Arrem Alcaraz, Kodao — with Wacphilippines Cavite.

THE MORIBUND DUTERTE PRESIDENCY

Focus on the Global South’s Post-SONA 2020 Assessment 2020 August 7 In the middle of the COVID-19...

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FROM LOCKDOWN TO CRACKDOWN: Focus on the Global South Statement on the Anti-Terror Bill in the Philippines

Youth activists hit the streets wearing face masks and defying the government lockdown to protest the imminent passage of a new anti-terror law in the Philippines. University of the Philippines Campus in Quezon City. Photo courtesy of Susan Corpuz. 2020 June 4.

FROM LOCKDOWN TO CRACKDOWN: Focus on the Global South Statement on the Anti-Terror Bill in the Philippines

June 04, 2020 Focus on the Global South joins other progressive groups and movements in strongly...

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COVID-19 exposes twin crises of Neoliberalism and Authoritarianism in Philippines

Iraynon Bukidnon women prepare relief goods to be distributed in their community. With the inefficient (and in many cases politicized) delivery of government aid, NGOs such as LILAK (Purple Action for Indigenous Women’s Rights) and peoples’ organizations have initiated efforts to extend support and solidarity in their communities. Antique Province, Philippines. 2020 April 16. Photo by Jhona Vicente.

COVID-19 exposes twin crises of Neoliberalism and Authoritarianism in Philippines

by Bianca Martinez* 29 April 2020 Under the Luzon-wide lockdown imposed on March 17 and the...

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Resist the corporate takeover of agriculture, lands, waters, and natural resources

Farmers, fishers, rural women, indigenous peoples, and civil society organizations come together to organize a press conference that aims to raise the alarm over the severe crisis in food, land, fisheries, livelihoods, and natural resources precipitated by the Duterte administration's neoliberal economic policies. [2019 October 15. Quezon City, Philippines. Photo by Galileo de Guzman Castillo.]

Resist the corporate takeover of agriculture, lands, waters, and natural resources

Statement on the World Food Day, 2019 October 15 We are in the midst of a food crisis. This is a...

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