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My Heart Bleeds for our Muslim Brothers and Sisters in Sabah

It’s hard to smile nowadays when you know your brothers and sisters are being butchered in Malaysia. I am not a Muslim but I am a native of Mindanao which is predominantly a Muslim part of the Philippines. My mother … Continue reading

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Liebe und Leben (Life and Love) Concert with Soprano Irma Potenciano and 2 Tenors

A night of opera and contemporary songs with Irma Ponce Enrile Potenciano, soprano; Ronan Ferrer, tenor and Eugene delos Santos, tenor. Accompanied by pianist Najib Ismail, the concert was staged by UST Conservatory of Music Voice Department at Philamlife Auditorium … Continue reading

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Because Teddy Casiño’s Senate Run is People’s Run for Change

A key step to experiencing real democracy and freedom from poverty is for Filipinos to choose a government leader who speaks and acts sincerely for the 99%. At 07:00 hour today, people from different sectors joined MAKABAYAN candidate for senate … Continue reading

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Children Led One Billion Rising Philippines (OBR-St. Theresa’s College)

In solidarity presentation for Grade 5 pupils at St. Theresa’s College (STC), children from Quezon City communities Manresa and Tatalon performed and led the dancing of Isang Bilyong Babaeng Babangon (One Billion Women Rising), Filipino translation of the song composed by Amber … Continue reading

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Human Rights Day: Disband the CAFGU, Dismantle the Military

Photos taken during the Human Rights Day People’s March to Mendiola led by KARAPATAN Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights, December 10, 2012. If the Armed Forces of the Philippines and paramilitary groups have no other purpose but to kill … Continue reading

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Bonifacio Day is Family Day in Manila

Maghimagsik! The fight for freedom and national democracy is not over. Filipino families commemorated Andres Bonifacio Day (November 30) by fraternal union in the streets of Manila. Bonifamily Day as a national event was organized by sectoral formations of Bagong … Continue reading

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Pitong Sundang, a Tribute to Andres and the New Supremos

SINAGBAYAN (Sining na Naglilingkod sa Bayan / Art for the People) presented Pitong Sundang, a dance theater production in commemoration of Andres Bonifacio Day. Featuring poems and dance pieces on land struggle, the play is also dedicated to all toiling … Continue reading

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Swiss Chronicle: Basanstrasse 24 Performance Tour

Published in the Roots&Wings Magazine Spring 2013: Basanstrasse24, A Filipino-Swiss Junction On their second day in the alpland of cheese and chocolate, the first snow of the year greeted six street children from the tropics. When you are homeless in … Continue reading

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September 21 Anti-Martial Law Action: Call for Justice and Real Change

“Makibaka, Huwag Matakot!” Backdrop Design by Boy Dominguez. “Makibaka para sa Pambansang Demokrasya” Mural by KARATULA. Street Painting by UGATLAHI Artists Collective. Filipinos from different sectors trooped to Mendiola in asserting justice for human rights victims since Marcos dictatorship up to the … Continue reading

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Tulong Sulong: Sinagbayan gig para sa Sagip-Kanayunan

  SINAGBAYAN is Sining na Naglilingkod sa Bayan (Art for the People), a cultural organization advocating genuine land reform and democracy. Related articles Task Force Children of the Storm Relief Drive (juanalily.wordpress.com) Groups launch missions to help flood victims in Luzon … Continue reading

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