Stand Point

STATEMENT | From ‘Tokhang’ to ‘Tok-bang’

STATEMENT | From ‘Tokhang’ to ‘Tok-bang’

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Mar 10, 2017

There’s been no restraint or second thoughts at all about Duterte’s war on drugs, relaunched this week as “Oplan Double Barrel, Reloaded”. Intensely marked by illegal practices and human rights violations, the campaign has literally become “tok-bang” from “tokhang”.

STANDPOINT | Cause for worry and grief

STANDPOINT | Cause for worry and grief

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Mar 05, 2017

Instead of setting up industries that benefit the nation, adding income to public coffers, and ensuring the creation of jobs for millions of Filipino workers, the President instead continues to implement neoliberal economic policies that fatten only the purses of large-scale foreign companies.

STATEMENT | No real change in forgetting

STATEMENT | No real change in forgetting

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Feb 26, 2017

Thirty-one (31) years after the dictator Ferdinand Marcos was ousted, and he and his family and fled the Philippines, Filipinos are continuing the fight against tyranny and forgetting.