“More Unionists were Killed”: Alliance of Progressive Labor testifies in Washington Hearing

Washington, DC — On the second day of the 2011 Annual Review of Country Practices conducted by the US Trade Representative for the US Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), the Secretary-General of the Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL), refuted claims of the Philippine government representatives that it has done a lot to resolve the trade…

Philippine government urged to support probe on Myanmar junta’s ‘crimes against humanity’

END INJUSTICE IN BURMA! DENOUNCE SPDC’s 2010 ELECTIONS: PHILIPPINES–To visualize the gravity of the crimes against humanity committed by Burma’s military regime, about a hundred of solidarity activists under the Free Burma Coalition-Philippines (FBC-Phils) today held a rally in front of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and urged the Philippine government to pledge its…

Stop Vilifying the APL and LEARN

The Armed Forces of the Philippines spend millions and millions of pesos for its intelligence gathering, but seeing the AFP propaganda machine at work, one cannot help but wonder: just how intelligent the military’s intelligence units are and how well spent such millions had been! A stark illustration is what our members in Iloilo had…

AKBAYAN Says Bush Visit Preparations “O.A.” Urged Solons to Wear Black During Bush Address

AKBAYAN Party-list leaders today criticized the Arroyo government’s “bending over backwards” to welcome US Pres. George W. Bush. “Parang walong oras lang na stopover, O.A. (overacting) naman ang paghahanda at expectations ng gobyerno natin,” Akbayan representative Mayong Aguja noted. Referring to the interference of the US Secret Service on Congressional arrangements in preparation for President…

Visitation of the “God”

This coming October 18 the country shall be witness and a victim to the unwanted and insulting visit of US President George W. Bush, renowned butcher of Iraq, the leviathan white leader who lied to America about weapons of mass destruction (WMD), the granddaddy of terrorists and all-time warmonger and profiteer of the modern world.…