December 26 marks the founding anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), an underground revolutionary organisation that has now existed for 52
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If Andres Bonifacio was alive today, the Duterte regime would red-tag him
On the 30th of November, we celebrate the life and legacy of the Filipino revolutionary hero, Andres Bonifacio. A founding member of the Philippine
Red-tagging is the Duterte regime’s way of suppressing dissent
Red-tagging has been a constant feature of the Duterte administration. Student activists, environmentalists, lawyers, trade unionists, and even elected members of Congress have been
Can we really trust the Armed Forces of the Philippines?
The top brass of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) have been left red-faced after being forced to admit that they had doctored
What really happened to the four slain police officers in Negros Oriental?
The once peaceful province of Negros Oriental has become the de facto killing fields of the Philippines in the past few years, with the
Duterte’s paranoid hold on power has plunged the Philippines into an era of “McCarthyism”
At the height of the Cold War, prominent figures in U.S. politics took advantage of the paranoia everyday Americans had towards the perceived threat
The Military’s “NPA Surrenderees” campaign is not adding up
Pushed by President Duterte’s obsessive campaign to rid of the New People’s Army, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has waged war not
Fifty years of the CPP: Why does the “People’s War” still persist?
While millions of Filipinos celebrated the birth of their saviour Jesus of Nazareth this week, in the hinterlands of the provinces thousands of their
Activism is Not Terrorism
If you had been travelling during the 28th and 29th you would have noticed the heightened security measures in airports, seaports and checkpoints on
Ten Years On, Where is Jonas Burgos?
Modesty may have been the motif of his upbringing, but the life Jonas Burgos lived was anything but simple.