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3rd year of EDCA

Today marks the 3rd year of the signing of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) that allows the US to operate PH facilities or so-called “agreed locations” as military bases and to preposition war materiel. With the escalating US-North Korea tension, there is all the more reason for #Duterte to abrogate this lopsided agreement to prevent involvement in US conflict overseas. #JunkEDCA #USTroopsOutNow

 
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Posted by on April 28, 2017 in national democracy

 

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ASEAN 2017

Long weekend but no thanks to the ASEAN Meeting where leaders will discuss further deepening of economic liberalization that has only caused depressed wages, contractual jobs, stunted agriculture and manufacturing sectors, and widespread poverty.

 
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Posted by on April 27, 2017 in national democracy

 

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#OccupyLuisita

Today marks the 5th year of the Supreme Court decision ordering the distribution of Cojuangco-controlled Hacienda Luisita to farmers. Landlords still have control over the estate. But today, landless farmers will #OccupyLuisita and retrieve their land.

 
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Posted by on April 25, 2017 in national democracy

 

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