Stand Point

STANDPOINT | Whose mask slips?

STANDPOINT | Whose mask slips?

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Jul 04, 2016

As matters stand, the only thing that is really unmasked here is the remarkable ignorance of Dem Volke Dienen about concrete Philippine conditions and about the Philippine revolutionary movement, and its audacity in exhibiting its idealist, ahistorical and un-Marxist way of thinking.

STANDPOINT | On the eve of a Duterte presidency: Chance has come

STANDPOINT | On the eve of a Duterte presidency: Chance has come

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Jun 29, 2016

Tomorrow is the start of the end as well as of a new beginning. After six years of a nightmarish ride marked by corruption, incompetence, subservience and insensitivity by an administration run by a cacique leadership, we as a people will wake up to a new dawn of promises and new sights and sounds.

STANDPOINT | The Significance of the Preliminary Talks in Oslo

STANDPOINT | The Significance of the Preliminary Talks in Oslo

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Jun 18, 2016

Regardless of its outcome, by the mere fact of its being held, the preliminary or exploratory talks in Oslo between the incoming GPH peace negotiating panel and the NDFP panel last June 14-15 has already earned a distinction of its own in the long history of the GPH-NDFP peace negotiations.

STANDPOINT | A Vote for peace

STANDPOINT | A Vote for peace

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May 05, 2016

The Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform (PEPP)*, the largest ecumenical formation of church leaders in the country today, call on the people to vote for peace.