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Binhi ng Isang Aklat


Magandang gabi po. Nang mapatay ng militar si Recca Noelle Monte noong Setyembre 2014, mabilis na bumuhos ang mga sulatin, mahaba at maikli, tungkol sa kanya. Naging araw-araw ang Throwback Thursday at naglabasan ang mga larawan kasama siya. Walang abi-abiso sa taba o payat, kinis o gaspang, kintab o tuyot ng mukha, laki o liit […]

King of Trolls


Sa Facebook at online sa pangkalahatan, marami nang nasulat at nasabi tungkol sa kampanya ng gobyernong Aquino na siraan ang pamilya ni Mary Jane Veloso, na ang ginamit na tuntungan ay ang pagtuligsa, at hindi pagpapasalamat, ng pamilya sa gobyerno. May ilan lang akong gustong idiin at sana’y idagdag: (1) Ang paninira sa pamilya Veloso […]

Mary Jane


“Literature can train, and exercise, our ability to weep for those who are not us or ours. “Who would we be if we could not sympathize with those who are not us or ours? Who would we be if we could not forget ourselves, at least some of the time? Who would we be if […]

#FiringSquadforCeliaVeloso: New low for PH journalism


I almost do not want to type the words #FiringSquadforCeliaVeloso. It brings for me an avalanche of shame and anger—shame for my countrymen, who have seemingly lost all sense of decency, and anger at, well, almost everything that brought Mary Jane Veloso to the brink of death and moved sympathizers around the world to act […]

‘Let us not let them down again’ | Monique Wilson on Nanay Celia Veloso


(Yesterday, May 1, the day the Veloso family arrived back in Manila after a successful worldwide campaign to secure a stay of execution of Mary Jane Veloso, Mary Jane’s mother, Celia and the Veloso family became a subject of a vicious social media “hate” campaign to discredit them and the Filipino migrants’ organization Migrante International. […]

Altermidya Pooled Editorial| Organize! Organize!


Altermidya, the national network of alternative media organizations and practitioners, stands in solidarity with our colleagues in the GMA-7 regional stations who have recently been laid off. The mass retrenchment of reporters, desk editors, cameramen and other media workers by a giant media company such as GMA-7 once again demonstrates how big business regards the […]

Not The Month Of Flowers Is May


(For Labor Day and the continuing struggle of the working class) NOT THE MONTH OF FLOWERS IS MAY not the month of flowers is may or the procession of flirting queens it’s not also the month of lavish fiestas in honor of numerous venerated saints instead it’s the blood shedding of the likes of crisanto […]

STATEMENT | The people have prevailed, now heads must roll

Militant jubilation. KR Guda

It is with utmost jubilance that we announce to all Filipinos and supporters here in the Philippines and around the world that the Indonesian government has suspended the implementation of the death sentence on our kababayan Mary Jane Veloso until all proceedings in the Philippines is finished.  We express our most heartfelt joyous solidarity with […]

Tayo si Mary Jane

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Literal na binibilang natin ang oras bago bawian ng buhay ng gobyerno ng Indonesia si Mary Jane Veloso sa kasong drug trafficking. Hanggang sa ngayon, hindi pa rin nakikinig si Pang. Joko Widodo ng Indonesia sa panawagan hindi lamang ng kaanak ni Mary Jane at mga mamamayang Pilipino kundi ng mga mamamayan ng Indonesia at […]

No More Will I Pay You A Visit


(In memory of a departed comrade)   no more will i pay you a visit on your last moments of heroic struggle against the world of grief i know now or tomorrow or on a day in this rainy month of july you’ll suddenly leave the defiant bloody struggle you’ve embraced against the exploitative ruling […]


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