Category: Philippines

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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A Period of Consequences: The Era of Violence, Hardships, Betrayals, and Perversions under Duterte

DUTERTE, THE SERPENT. His strongman rule ultimately serves the administration’s authoritarian and neoliberal agenda. United Peoples’ SONA. Quezon City, Philippines. 2019 July 22. Photo by Galileo de Guzman Castillo.

A Period of Consequences: The Era of Violence, Hardships, Betrayals, and Perversions under Duterte

Focus on the Global South’s Statement on President Rodrigo Duterte’s midterm State of the Nation...

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Misogyny, Neoliberalism, and Despotism: Shoring up Duterte’s Anti-Women Agenda

Women's rights advocates from different organizations converge on Rizal Park to demand respect for women's rights and the recognition and resolution of their issues. International Women's Day. 2019 March 8. Manila, Philippines. Photo by Galileo de Guzman Castillo.

Misogyny, Neoliberalism, and Despotism: Shoring up Duterte’s Anti-Women Agenda

Bianca Martinez Even before Duterte became President, women were already burdened with multiple...

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