In Memory of Wendell ‘Ka Waquin’ Gumban

August 2, 2016

Wendell, or Waquin to his comrades, was a scholar of the people who left his petty-bourgeois life to serve oppressed workers and, later, landless peasants and indigenous people–as a guerrilla of the New People’s Army.


LETTER | We demand truth and accountability in the Mamasapano incident

February 22, 2015

Forty-four members of the PNP Special Action Force (SAF), 18 Moro rebels and six civilians are dead. The Mindanao peace process is teetering on the brink with a possible escalation of the armed conflict. Our nation mourns while outrage spreads, as the highest government officials try to cover up events leading to the carnage. Nearly […]


Altermidya Statement | Contractualization in the media: An injustice to journalists, a travesty of public service

January 10, 2015

Altermidya or the People’s Alternative Media Network was formed to amplify the voice of the oppressed majority who, because of the corporate nature of dominant media networks, are not provided with ample space to present their issues and struggles, as well as their perspectives on pressing national issues being published by these media conglomerates. Our […]


Letter | Brace ourselves for ‘Typhoon Noynoy’

December 6, 2014

Three years ago it was Sendong, then Pablo and Yolanda, now it’s Ruby. While a new super typhoon is getting closer to make a landfall in the Philippines, we, contingent of the Manilakbayan ng Mindanao, have already evacuated from our camp in Liwasang Bonifacio to different hospices offered by church people in Manila. We don’t […]