“Enclosures have appropriately been called a revolution of the rich against the poor.”

Karl Polanyi, The Great Transformation. 1944. (p. 35)         

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Date posted: Thursday, 2017 Jun 22nd

Joseph Elijah Sydney Gil and Jose Medriano III*

Banners in hand, feeling hungry but  resolute, the farmers marched from Bataan to the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Quezon City....

Date posted: Tuesday, 2017 Jun 06th

The imposition of Martial Law in Mindanao carries with it the probability of Martial Law being imposed in the entire Philippines. With President Duterte threatening to put the Visayas and Luzon...

Date posted: Tuesday, 2017 Jun 06th

In May last year, Rodrigo Duterte was elected to the Philippines presidency, with his ascendancy to power embodying an unravelling of the discourse  that has supported the People Power Revolution...

Date posted: Monday, 2017 Jun 05th

01 June 2017

After four days of walking and marching from Hermosa, Bataan, armed only with their conviction that they needed to do this to get their lands under the government’s agrarian...

Date posted: Friday, 2017 Jun 02nd
farmers marching for agrarian reform

Malolos, Bulacan— Around 150 farmers, women, senior citizens, and children who were part of a "Lakbayan" (march) from Bataan to Malacanang to request President Rodrigo Duterte to help get the...

Date posted: Wednesday, 2017 May 31st

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP), a mega-regional free trade agreement being negotiated by the 10-member ASEAN regional bloc and its FTA partners China, India,...

Date posted: Tuesday, 2017 May 30th

In the recent[c1]  “RCEP 18th Round of Talks,” members of civil society organizations and...

Date posted: Tuesday, 2017 May 30th

While in Ecuador this month, Mary Ann Manahan from the Philippines team gave a radio interview to Pressenza Internacional En La Oreja....

Date posted: Friday, 2017 May 26th

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