Category Archives: News Article

Philippines: Revolutionary Option

Story Location: http://www.bworldonline.com/BW062609/content.php?id=143 Philippines: Revolutionary option “Whether one sympathizes with it or not, the fact is that this revolutionary movement is present and exerts significant political influence. It continues to challenge the ruling system and regime in power at every … Continue reading

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Because the Power of the Youth Don’t Stop!!!

There have been numerous articles and statements written about the extra-judicial killings that have occurred in the Philippines since 2001 under the regime of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. The Philippine-based human rights organization, Karapatan, has been at the forefront of documenting these … Continue reading

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California State University system raises tuition…AGAIN!?

If you’re a CSU student, you probably heard about the CSU Board of Trustees approving a 10% increase in our tuition. Yet again, students are being forced to shoulder the burden of our underfunded education system. At the same time, … Continue reading

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SMITH ACQUITTAL A COLLABORATIVE MANEUVER BY ARROYO & US GOV’T TO PROTECT VFA

RP court acquits US Marine convicted of raping Filipina MANILA, Philippines – Lance Cpl. Daniel Smith, the American who was earlier convicted by a lower court of raping a Filipina in Subic, was acquitted by the Court of Appeals (CA). … Continue reading

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Breaking News! 1st EVER Youth Sectorial Rep in Philippine Congress!

LFS- SFSU would like to congratulate the three new progressive reps in Philippine Congress, including our good friend Mong Palatino of the Kabataan Party-list for being the first person to represent the youth and student sector in congress. We’ll miss … Continue reading

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Kin, Friends Renew for Surfacing of Abducted Cordi Activist

PUBLISHED ON April 20, 2009 AT 12:05 PM The family, clan, colleagues, as well as friends of missing Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) member James Moy Balao held a photo exhibit and information drive on enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings at … Continue reading

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The Philippines’ Disappearing Dissidents

Something I’ve leared in journalism class: One important aspect of news is that it’s new. This article is almost a year old, but unfortunately its still news. The government’s war on legal activists is alive and well. Let’s use this … Continue reading

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