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ALLIANCE PHILIPPINES CONDEMNS GMA RELEASE ON BAIL (tags)

“Above the Fray” Like Pontius Pilate, PH President Aquino III washed his hand as the court let former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo filed her bail and was set free from her detention at the Veterans Memorial Hospital. In this scenario, Alliance Philippines (AJLPP), West Coast Coordinator Arturo Garcia... vehemently condemned this latest charade and travesty of justice. Garcia said that:“ The Alliance, the Filipino American community and all freedom loving people of the United States, detest and must expose this newest political “moro-moro “ of the Aquino III.” Garcia elucidated “ Aquino III actions seems to show that he is above the fray but in reality he tolerates and in cahoots with the schemes against the people.

Philippines: The blunder of an Arroyo lawyer, Hitler fan (tags)

Ignoring a constitutional ban against making “midnight” appointments in the last months of her presidency, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (GMA) went ahead and appointed her personal manicurist, Nitz Carpon, as director of a government housing agency, and her personal gardener, Armando Macapagal, as Deputy Director of the Luneta Park Administration. For good measure and insurance, she also appointed her former legal counsel, Associate Justice Renato Corona, as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

Former Philippine President Arroyo charged with electoral fraud (tags)

MANILA: The former Philippine president Gloria Arroyo has been charged with electoral fraud in a move that could pave the way for her arrest, after the government rushed the case to a regional court to keep her from leaving the country.

Akbayan and the Struggle for a New Philippines (tags)

(Speech at the Gene Viernes and Silme Domingo Awards Event, Seattle University, Seattle, Washington State, July 2, 2011.)

PHILIPPINES: Reclaim EDSA II, punish Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (tags)

Saying that the fight to democratize Philippine society and realize systemic changes to ensure a pro-people government is far from over, EDSA 2 veterans led by former Akbayan Representative Risa Hontiveros on Thursday enjoined the public to “reclaim the spirit of Edsa” which she said was “hijacked” by the past administration.

Hinggil sa Desisyon ng Korte Supremang Corona laban sa Pangkating Aquino pabor sa pangkat (tags)

Ipinahayag ngayon ng Alliance-Philippines o AJLPP nakabase sa Amerika na ang nakaraang desisyong Korte Supremang Corona na pinili ni GMA na nagbasura sa bisa ng Truth Commission na nilikha ng pangkating Aquino III ay patunay na pinaglalaruan lamang ng kasalukuyang rehimeng Aquino III at ng nakaraang pasistang rehimeng GMA ang masang Pilipino. Sinabi din ng AJLPP na tiyak na gagawing katwiran ng rehimeng Aquino III na “ hindi niya kayang usigin si GMA’ dahil sa utos ito ng batas” at kunwang susunod na batas.Isang tunay na moro-moro at sarswelang dinerekta ng amo niyang Imperyalismong US. Makasaysayang ang araw na ito ng Disyembre 7 dahil ito ay pataksil na salakay ng Hapon laban sa Amerika noong Disyembre 7, 1941 sa Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Kahalintulad ito ng atake ng Korte Suprema ni Corona sa masang Pilipino.

Analisis sa Eleksyong 2010 (tags)

Sa wari dahil nagsalita na ang taumbayan. Tinanggap na ang rebolusyonaryong kilusan ang hatol ng bayan at kinilala ang sintimyentong anti-GMA at maagap na naghain ng mga hamon at kahilingan sa bagong uupong pangulo. Ito ay dapat dahil kailangang singilin ang mga pulitiko sa kanilang mga pangako. Ang malakas na lakas ng agos ng sintimyentong anti-GMA ang nagtaboy sa mga hidhid na alipures ni GMA tulad nina Palparan, Gonzales,Ermita, Esperon, Devanadera, Bolante, Atienza at iba pa. Gayunman nakapanatili sa pwesto ang papaalis na pangulong GMA at ag kanyang mga alagad. Maging ang imperyalismong US ay hindi nakahuma at pumayag na lamang sa kosmetikong pagbabago paara payapain ang nagpupuyos na loob ng masa. Sa labanan ng dalawang departamento, nanalo ang manok ng State Department sa manok ng Depense department sa nakaraang eleksyon.

Analisis sa Eleksyong 2010 (tags)

Sa wari dahil nagsalita na ang taumbayan. Tinanggap na ang rebolusyonaryong kilusan ang hatol ng bayan at kinilala ang sintimyentong anti-GMA at maagap na naghain ng mga hamon at kahilingan sa bagong uupong pangulo. Ito ay dapat dahil kailangang singilin ang mga pulitiko sa kanilang mga pangako. Ang malakas na lakas ng agos ng sintimyentong anti-GMA ang nagtaboy sa mga hidhid na alipures ni GMA tulad nina Palparan, Gonzales,Ermita, Esperon, Devanadera, Bolante, Atienza at iba pa. Gayunman nakapanatili sa pwesto ang papaalis na pangulong GMA at ang kanyang mga alagad. Maging ang imperyalismong US ay hindi nakahuma at pumayag na lamang sa kosmetikong pagbabago paara payapain ang nagpupuyos na loob ng masa. Sa labanan ng dalawang departamento, nanalo ang manok ng State Department sa manok ng Depense department sa nakaraang eleksyon.

Panimulang Analisis sa Nakaraang Eleksyon (tags)

Tapos na eleksyon sa Pilipinas at nagsalita na ang taumbayan! Sa lakas ng agos ng sintimyentong anti-GMA ang mga hidhid na alipures ni GMA tulad nina Gonzales,Ermita, Esperon, Devanadera, Bolante, Atienza ay hindi binoto ng masa. Sa Isabela, balik pwesto si Grace Padac na tinalo ni Bodjie Dy ng dinatiyang Dy ng Isabela at si Among Ed ay tinalo ng kilalang hweteng queen ng Pampanga na si Lilia Pineda, kumare ni GMA. Nakakalungkot din na ang mga Marcos ay balik-pwesto dahil sumakay sila sa agos na anti-GMA. Maging si Erap na nag-anti-GMA ay sumegunda pa kay Aquino. Ngunit ang mahigit na limang milyong lamang ni Aquino ay napakahirap ng dayain kahit nang COMELEC. Malayong-malayo sa pagdaya ni GMA kay FPJ noong 2004.

The Queen is Dead? Long Live the King! (tags)

The Filipino people never failed to amaze me. The Filipino has spoken through their hearts. Their emotions showed when they thronged to the polling precints by the thousands. Line-up for hours just to vote and trash the minions of GMA and gave them a resounding defeat. This is the surge of the anti-GMA sentiments that was translated into votes. The tide of the anti-GMA sentiments can be likened in the 1986 boycott called by the opposition the led by Mrs. Aquino after Marcos brazenly stole the 1986 elections.

THE SCENARIO OF FAILURE (tags)

The election campaign is heating up in the Philippines and all indications show that as we go down to the wires the anxiety about the possibility of failure will heighten. Political camps from all the variations of Laban, Lakas and Masa to the traditional Nacionalista, Liberal Party atb. are seemingly resigned to the idea that winning the ballots will not necessarily translate into bagging Malacanang. There are attempts at least within the circle of leading candidates to throw around the idea that they will revert to parliament of the streets in the worst case scenario: a Marcos era redux!

UTOS NA DOJ PABOR SA AMPATUAN- UTOS NI GMA, TALAMAK NA KAWALANGHIYAAN! (tags)

“ Sagad sa butong kawalanghiyaan!” Ito ang naibulalas ng Philippine Peasant Support Network (PESANTE))-USA na nakabase sa Los Angeles sa desisyon ng Department of Justice Secretary Agra na nagbasura sa kasong murder ng dalawang Ampatuan noong nakaraang Biyernes. Ayon pa kay Arturo P. Garcia ng Pesante “ Maliwanag na utos ito ni GMA at paghahanda ito para pawalang wala ang mga Ampatuan at gamitin ang mga ito lalo na si dating Governor ng ARMM Zaldy Ampatuan na muling mandaya sa darating na eleksyong Mayo 10, 2010” ayon sa PESANTE-USA.

ALL OPTIONS FOR GMA TO HOLD ON POWER IN PLACE (tags)

The Los Angeles based Pesante News learned today through news sources that Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's declaration placing the whole island of Mindanao under a "state of calamity" and the recent Supreme Court decision allowing GMA to appoint the next Chief Justice are but only two among the many measures that prepare the stage for the US-Arroyo regime's continued hold on power. According to NDF-Mindanao spokesperson Jorge Madlos, in scrutiny with regard to the need, legal basis and motive of placing Mindanao under a "state of calamity" and on the timing and legality of the Supreme Court ruling should be viewed in the context of a regime that is insatiable in perpetuating itself in power. The National Democratic Front in Mindanao (NDF-Mindanao) holds that there is an abundance of reason to believe that Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo does not intend to relinquish the power she has mustered by way of deceit, bribery, impunity, and militarism over the last nine years. Come hell or high water, she is hell-bent to stay in power, and, like puzzle pieces falling into its proper place, all indication point to this.

GMA FULLY CONSOLIDATES HER POWER WITH THE RECENT SC DECISION by Alliance-Philippines (tags)

“ A high court for an oppressive neo-colonial and semi-feudal system, breeds oppressive laws" The Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) shares the bitter disappointment of Filipinos and the Filipino-American community outside of the Philippines on the recent decision of the Philippine Supreme Court allowing President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to appoint the next Chief Justice. For the Alliance, the high court decision signaled that the US-Arroyo regime final consolidation of power is complete. GMA in her nine years at the helm has consolidated her hold on the AFP and the PNP with the ascension of the PMA Class 1978 in power; the Congress packed by her psychopaths, and now the judiciary filled with her appointees.

PHILIPPINES - Deny the "Arroyo 5" (tags)

Akbayan party-list launches campaign to deny the premier political family power in the 2010 elections

ARROYO IS STILL WRONG IN SAYING THE RIGHT THING (tags)

Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in defending her declaration of martial law in Maguindanao said:“we can only have justice when there is peace.” She was playing with words. Just like with everything else. GMA played with the Congress and let them hold a useless session just to pull the rug under them by “lifting” the martial law she declared beforehand. She played around with the Supreme Court by giving them a fait accompli and rendering the case “moot.”

RESOLUTELY FIGHT ALL US-ARROYO SCHEMES TO PERPETUATE THEMSELVES IN POWER: NO TO MARTIAL LA (tags)

Los Angeles—“ We create crisis and manage it” - Mike Arroyo. The Alliance Philippines strongly expresses its militant support to the people’s movement oppose to the declaration of martial law and the suspension of the writ of habeas corpus in the province of Maguindanao. Besides being late and delayed for a long time, martial law was declared for the wrong reasons. Legal observers suspects that the US GMA regime schemes to elevate the warlord clan of the Ampatuans as “ rebels”, By charging them with the crime of rebellion, GMA is giving them a way out . By elevating them from being common criminals, they can be pardoned by being charged with rebellion because it is a political crime.

PARUSAHAN ANG MGA AMPATUAN: UTAK NG MASAKER SA MAGUINDANAO (tags)

Kung gaano kabilis magpaaresto si GMA sa kanyang mga kalaban, gaanong kabagal naman at kaingat siya sa pagprotekta sa katulad na warlord na si Ampatuan na gumawa ng karumaldumal na masaker sa Magunidanao. Ayon sa tagapagsalita nitong si Melvin Barcenas ng Los Angeles, nakapangngangalit ang pahayag na GMA na “ kaibigan pa rin niya ang mga Ampatuan” kaya ganong kaingat sila sa pagprotekta dito. Ayon sa mga balita umabot na sa 67 ang nahukay na bangkay kabilang ang 22 babae na kanilang ginahsa bago pinatay, 30 mamamahayag at maging mga walang malay na sibilyan na napadaan lamang. Ito rin ang pikamaraming myembro ng media na namatay sa loob ng isang araw sa kaysaysan ng mundo.

MASAKER NG 57 TAO SA MAGUINDANAO, PATUNAY NG BUHAY ANG WARLORDISMO (tags)

Kung gaano kabilis ideneklara ni GMA ang “ national state of emergency" at iutos na ipaaresto ang demokratiko oposisyon tulad ni Crispin Beltran at mga rebeldeng militar, gaanong kabagal naman ang kanyang reaksyon sa mga gumawa ng karumaldumal na masaker sa Maguindanao. Ito ang pahayag ng Pesante-USA ayon sa tagapagsalita nitong si Melvin Barcenas ng Los Angeles sa mariin nitong pagkondena sa karumaldumal na krimeng pumuti ng buhay ng may aabot sa 57 katao noong Nobyembre 22. Ayon sa mga balita umabot na sa 57 ang nahukay na bangkay kabilang ang 21 babae, 21 sa napabalitang 34 na mamamahayag at maging mga walang malay na sibilyan na napadaan lamang. Ito rin ang pikamaraming myembro ng media na namatay sa loob ng isang araw sa kaysaysan ng mundo.

Benigno 'Noynoy' Aquino for the next Philippine President (tags)

An administration that shall not enter into any compromises with Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA), her family and her cronies. A government that shall commit to reverse the political and economic damages wrought by the Arroyo administration. A political leadership that shall use its authority and shall exercise political will to introduce basic reforms that would restore our faith in our own capacity to lead decent and honorable lives.

GMA’s Handling of Typhoon Ondoy is the Real Disaster (tags)

In response to the devastation of Typhoon Ondoy, members of the national Alliance for a Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines (AJLPP) and the Filipino youth-based Daluyong Coordinating Committee are organizing Sagip-Tulong Sa Pilipinas (STP) Emergency Relief Fund Campaign. This campaign will raise material and monetary support for the typhoon victims and aims to raise $5,000 by Monday, October 5, and another $5,000 by Friday, October 16.

GMA Loyalist Corpus Assumes OVA (tags)

General Victor Corpus assumes his office as Office of Veterans Affairs (OVA)in the RP Embassy in the United States, He was sworn into office by Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita in Malacanang. Present OVA person General Delfin Lorenzana is by a known GMA psychopath, retired ISAFP general Victor Corpus. Corpus is a know loyal GMA supporter.

Filipino Veterans rejects GMA loyalist Corpus as OVA Chief (tags)

Different veterans groups in the United Stares protests the appointment of retired general Victor Corpus to the RP Embassy by the Philippine president Gloria M. Arroyo. Present Office of the Veterans Affairs (OVA) person is Ret. Gen. Delfin Lorenzana is being replaced by a known GMA psychopath, retired ISAFP general Victor Corpus. Corpus is a know loyal GMA supporter.

Filipino Veterans Rejects Corpus Appointment to RP) Embassy in the US (tags)

CLAIMS DELAYED, JUSTICE DENIED (tags)

What Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) was saying all along was validated by ACFV leaders in Washington and the RP embassy itself. As of July only more than 2,000 veterans have received their claims out of the 35,000 who applied since February 2009 While the passage in February of the “equity compensation” legislation brought so much hope and rejoicing for thousands of Filipino World War II veterans who, for decades, had lobbied for recognition for their war-time services to the United States,six months later, most of these veterans, now in the late 80s are still waiting for the one-time, lump-sum compensation which went with the recognition of their military services.

On the 148th Birth Anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal: To Rebel is justified (tags)

“There are no tyrants if there are no slaves” We are one with the Filipino people in commemoration of the 148th birth anniversary of the great Filipino patriot, Dr. Jose P. Rizal. His birth anniversary is significant indeed in the turbulent times the nation is facing. Our situation hardly changed. This time, we are not under a colonial Spanish masters but under the tyranny of a local despot named Gloria-Macapagal Arroyo who serves at the pleasure of her US imperialist masters. Instead of the dreaded Spanish Guardia Civil, we have the obedient Armed Forces and the PNP that wrecked havoc on the people.

FILAM ACTIVISTS RALLIED VS CHACHA IN LA (tags)

NO US INSPIRED CHARTER CHANGE, US OUT OF THE PHILIPPINES! Scores of Filipino American activist with their solidarity comrades militantly picketed and rallied in front of the Philippine Consulate in Los Angeles in solidarity with the mass protests in the Philippines yesterday, June 9 ( June 10 in the Philippines) Activists from the Alliance –Philippines (AJLPP) , the Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC), GABNET-LA and ANSWER-LA added their voices with the Filipino people in stopping and exposing the US-inspired charter change that seeks to perpetuate GMA in power.

FILAM ACTIVISTS RALLIED VS CHACHA (tags)

NO US INSPIRED CHARTER CHANGE, US OUT OF THE PHILIPPINES! Scores of Filipino American activist with their solidarity comrades militantly picketed and rallied in front of the Philippine Consulate in Los Angeles in solidarity with the mass protests in the Philippines yesterday, June 9 ( June 10 in the Philippines) Activists from the Alliance –Philippines (AJLPP) , the Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC), GABNET-LA and ANSWER-LA added their voices with the Filipino people in stopping and exposing the US-inspired charter change that seeks to perpetuate GMA in power.

STOP THE US- INSPIRED ARROYO CHARTER CHANGE IN THE PHILIPPINES (tags)

The Alliance –Philippines (AJLPP) strongly condemns the US Imperialism and its fascist puppet-Gloria Macapagal- Arroyo in meddling and direct intervention in the political process in the Philippines. The US government is pushing for Charter Change by amending the 1987 constitution. We in the Filipino American community add our voices and militantly are in solidarity with the Filipino people in stopping and exposing the US-inspired charter change that seeks to perpetuate GMA in power. The AJLPP noted that it was very evident last June 1, 2009 when the GMA controlled House of Representatives passed resolution 1109 that will convene Congress into a constituent assembly to amend the 1987 constitution.

US-Arroyo Charter Change Railroad Rolls On: US Imperialism To Blame for the Legislative C (tags)

The Alliance for Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines (AJLPP, or Alliance Philippines) strongly condemns US Imperialism and its fascist puppet-Gloria Macapagal- Arroyo (GMA) in meddling and directly intervening in the political process in the Philippines. The US government is pushing for Charter Change, or “cha-cha”, by amending the 1987 Constitution. The AJLPP noted that it was very evident yesterday, June 1, 2009, when the Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo controlled House of Representatives passed resolution 1109 that will convene Congress into a constituent assembly to amend the 1987 Constitution.

US- Arroyo Regime Replicating Dictator Marcos Charter Change Circa 1973 (tags)

In 1973, after declaring martial law, dictator Marcos changed the 1935 constitution. Today-2009, GMA will change it after a legislative coup in the lower house of Congress. The Philippine Peasant Support Network (Pesante)-USA based in the United States is one with the Filipino American community in vehemently condemning in the strongest terms US Imperialism and its fascist puppet-Gloria Macapagal- Arroyo in blatant direct intervention in the political process in the Philippines. The US government is pushing for Charter Change by amending the 1987 constitution.

NEW GMA PARTY LAKAS-KAMPI-CMD: THE NEW KBL PARTY (tags)

“ The more it changes, the more it stays the same.” When Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo announced the merger of the LAKAS-CMD and the KAMPI (the party she organized for her self) as LAKAS-KAMPI-CMD, yesterday, May 28 in Manila Hotel- it reminded us when the dictator Ferdinand Marcos formed the Kilusang Bagong Lipunan (KBL) in 1979 as the administration party during martial law.

AJLPP SUPPORTS DEC 12 MASS ACTIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES (tags)

The Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) National Coordinator Mario Santos vehemently condemns in the highest terms the GMA schemes to change the constitution by a constituent assembly she controlled, Therefore, the AJLPP based in the United States and the Filipino American community also strongly and militantly supports the mass actions on December 12th against the charter change and against the imperial and fascist presidency of Gloria-Macapagal-Arroyo in Manila and the rest of the Philippines.

AJLPP Support the Protest Vs Charter Change Dec 12 in the Phiippines (tags)

ntly condemns in the highest terms the GMA controlled House of Representatives led by well known GMA puppets Speaker Prospero Nograles that the impeachment complaint by voting it down by a vote of 183-21 Last December 2. The AJLPP also hail the Thai people in their recent victory against the deposed Thai prime minister Songchai who was ordered to quit by Thai Constitutional court for cheating in the elections. The AJLPP based in the United States and the Filipino American community also strongly and militantly supports the mass actions on December 12th against the charter change and against the imperial and fascist presidency of Gloria-Macapagal-Arroyo in Manila and the rest of the Philippines.

GMA Impeachment Defeated, 42-8 (tags)

This what their “democracy” looks like. Again, the Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) through its National Coordinator Mario Santos vehemently condemns in the highest terms the GMA controlled House of Representatives led by well known GMA puppets Legman, Defensor, Villarosa and others in a massive show of tyranny in numbers, crushed the impeachment attempt by voting down the minority opposition by a vote of 42-8. Santos further said: “Again, they showed us what bourgeois democracy means in a semi feudal and semi colonial country. That they can do what they like as long as they have the majority and they do not care about the rights of the minority and what is right and wrong.

SCARED GMA RAN AWAY TO PERU AS FILIPINO AMERICAN COMMUNITY PICKETS (tags)

OUST GMA, YOU’RE OUSTED! YOU’RE BUSTED! US puppet Gloria Arroyo just ran scared as she always does, this time to the APEC meeting in Lima, Peru. This while hundreds of activist from the ALLIANCE for a JUST and LASTING PEACE in the PHILIPPINES (AJLPP), ANSWER-LA and GABNET/LA and their allies turned out in full force Friday, November 21, 2008, 6 PM, with a picket and a rally in front of the Sheraton Gateway Hotel, 6101 West Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045, to protest her supposed reception for the community in the US.

GMA RAN AWAY SCARED TO PERU AS FILIPINO AMERICAN COMMUNITY WITH THE AJLPP RALLY/PICKETS AT (tags)

OUST GMA, YOU’RE OUSTED! YOU’RE BUSTED! US puppet Gloria Arroyo just ran scared and as she always does to the APEC meeting in Lima, Peru. This while hundreds of activist from the ALLIANCE for a JUST and LASTING PEACE in the PHILIPPINES (AJLPP), ANSWER-LA and GABNET and their allies turned out in full force Friday, November 21, 2008, 6 PM, with a picket and a rally in front of the Sheraton Gateway Hotel, 6101 West Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045, to protest her supposed community reception to the community in the US.

NO RICE CRISIS IN THE PHILIPPINES: MAYOR JOJO BINAY IN LA VISIT (tags)

“There is no rice crisis in the Philippines. It is an artificial crisis created by the GMA administration in the urban areas o use for its political maneuvers and economic benefits” This was the stand of Presumptive presidential candidate for the President of the Philippines. Makati Ciy mayor Jejomar Binay when asked about the rice crisis in the Philippines. Binay held a press conference at Bahay Kubo restaurant in Historic Filipinotown Los Angeles, August 27,2008. Addressing a jam packed hall with Filipino community leaders from all over California. ” The real rice crisis happened in 1964 at the time of President Diosdado Macapagal. That was the real rice crisis when everybody even the rich and poorest was lining up for the rice. I was very young then and I still remember.

OPPOSITION BET MAYOR BINAY BLASTS GMA IN LA VISIT (tags)

Presumptive presidential candidate for the President of the Philippines. Makati Ciy mayor Jejomar Binay held a press conference at Bahay Kubo restaurant in Historic Filipinotown Los Angeles, yesterday, August 27,2008. Addressing a jam packed hall with Filipino community leaders from all over California, Mayor Jojo Binay lambasted the failed policies of current Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in his capacity as the PDP-Laban president and the United Opposition (UNO), He is reportedly supported by former President Joseph “Erap”Estrada.

BULGAR ANG TUNAY NA SONA: LANSAGIN ANG PASISTANG PAGHAHARI NG REHIMENG US- GMA (tags)

Katulad ng dati, walang pinag-iba ang State of the Nation Address o SONA ni Gloria Mcapagal-Arroyo sa iba pang sona na kanyang tinalumpati sa kanyang bihag na Kongreso. Nagsimula sa “bangkang papel” noong 2001 nagwakas ito sa barkong lumubog na MV Princess ng Sulpico Lines nitong 2008, katulad ng kinasadlakan ng kawawang kalagayan ng bansang Pilipinas: lubog sa utang sa ibang bansa, lubog sa karalitaan, lubog sa pagdarahop, lubog sa pamimighati dahil sa pasistang karahasan ngunit patuloy na lumalaban ang masang Pilipino. Walang malilinlang na malawak sa masa ang palalong si GMA. Sa labas ng Kongreso, nagrali ang galit na mga mamamayan. Sa iba’t ibang parte ng bansa, damang dama ang galit ng pagtutol. Bakit nga ba makikinig ang bayan sa paglulubid ng mga kasinungalingan?

On the Recent 10-Day Visit of Phil. Pres. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to the US (tags)

The 10-day visit of U.S.-backed Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (GMA) and ten of her Cabinet members to three states in the U.S. is nothing more than a spectacle starring a puppet president and her masters in the White House, the Capitol, and in the offices of Wall Street. The Filipino people have nothing to gain from this

Los Angeles Anti-Arroyo RAT Smells a Foul Regime (tags)

Philippine Consulate, Los Angeles – The anti-Arroyo RATs – "Rapid Action Team" traced the foul scent in the thick smoggy air of Los Angeles to the rotten Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA) regime. Filipino Americans and their allies gathered around a trashcan with GMA situated in the middle indicating that it is "Time to Take Out the Trash."

Filipinos and allies in New York City to "DETAIN AND DEPORT GLORIA!" (tags)

Progressive Filipinos and allies in New York City will "detain and deport Phil. Pres. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (GMA)" in front of the Philippine Consulate TOMORROW, JUNE 26. The cultural street action, along with speeches and statements from various Filipino and allied organizations will illustrate the criminalization of Filipino im/migrants and serves as an act of protest to GMA's 10-day visit to the U.S. She will be in New York City on June 26-28 to meet with US politicians to ensure continued U.S. military support, and to court investors in a bid to further sell off the natural resources of the Philippines. So the existing colonial puppet-master relationship continues.

PHILIPPINES: On Makati Siege; A crisis of institutions (tags)

The incident unfolding in Makati City today is not surprising. It is a logical conclusion to the abuses committed by the Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA) administration, from the dismissal of the impeachment complaint to the clamp down of democratic and constitutional processes.

PHILIPPINES: Estrada's pardon honor among thieves (tags)

AKBAYAN (Citizens' Action Party) condemned the granting of executive clemency for former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA), saying that it reflects not national unity but honor among thieves.

PHILIPPINES: Lack of accountability makes reconciliation impossible (tags)

The President's call for reconciliation is hollow and vacuous in the face of loose ends left hanging beyond the May 2007 elections and the adjournment of the 13th Congress.

PHILIPPINES: ON ELECTION DAY , GMA CHEATING MACHINE REVS UP (tags)

The US-Arroyo regime cheating and repressive machinery for the May 14 national elections is revved up and is now on full operations.. The AJLPP reiterates it call for the Filipino people to be vigilant and fight with all their might against legalized vote buying, wholesale cheating and brazen violence in this coming May 14 elections. At the rate It Is acting, the US-Arroyo regime Is sure to surpass the much hated Marcos regime its brazenness and fascist terrorist acts. AJLPP also expresses its deepest concern over the escalating violence and the propaganda in “rationalizing” its cheating activities “ in the coming elections. More than 100 armed incidents have been reported since the election season started late February 2007 in the Philippines.

LUMALAPIT ANG ELEKSYON, TUMITINDI ANG PATAYAN AT KARAHASAN (tags)

Wala nang tatalo pa sa pagkagarapal ng Rehimeng US-Arroyo. Mula sa panuhuhol, panadaraya at lalo na sa karahasan, dinaig na nito ang pasistang rehimeng US-Marcos sa pagiging makapal ng mukha at pagiging manhid lalo na sa pagkunwari. Dahil dito muling nanawagan ang AJLPP sa mga mamamayan ng Pilipinas na dapat pag-ibayuhin ang pagmamatyag at pagbabantay laban sa karahasan at pandaraya . Lubhang ikinababahala ng AJLPP ang paghdami ng mga insidente ng karahasan at ang lantaran at garapalang paggamit ng gobyerno ng suhol sa masa.

Philippines: On PERC Corruption Survey (tags)

Gloria Macapagal Arroyo reaping the fruits of her folly

PHILIPPINES: Ghost of the fraudulent 2004 elections will haunt this year’s polls (tags)

As the opposition and the administration finalize their line-up, AKBAYAN (Citizens Action Party) warned voters of opportunists who would cover up the single most important issue in this year’s elections – the ‘Hello Garci ’ controversy.

THE GMA CHARTER CHANGE EXPRESS : ON THE ROLL! (tags)

The GMA Charter Change Express is on the Roll! The House of Representatives amended Tuesday evening its own rules governing constitutional amendments to implement the administration’s plan to revise the Constitution. According to news sources; voting 161-25, the House adopted in a plenary session a motion filed by Deputy Majority Floor Leader Arthur Defensor that would pave the way for a speedy approval of Charter change resolutions. The majority bloc plans to file two resolutions -- one seeking to convene Congress to propose constitutional amendments or revisions and the other containing proposed specific changes to the Charter.

PHILIPPINES: The worst regime post-Marcos (tags)

AKBAYAN (Citizens Action Party) commemorates Martial Law with condemnation of worst regime post-Marcos.

PHILIPPINES: Remember Martial Law! (tags)

September Twenty-One Protest against Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (STOP-GLORIA)

Philippines: AKBAYAN leads protests over SONA of lies, lies, lies (tags)

AKBAYAN (Citizens' Action Party) today joined the various groups which trooped to the streets to express opposition to the State of the Nation Adress (SONA) of Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA), saying GMA's SONA promises will not make up for the fact that she is the center and crux of the country's crisis right now.

‘People’s court’ releases video docu on alleged GMA poll fraud (tags)

In a video documentary shown at the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City, the Citizens’ Congress for Truth and Accountability (CCTA) said the evidence it has gathered could be used in the impeachment proceedings against Mrs. Arroyo should Congress allow it.

PHILIPPINES: Citizens' impeachment complaint against President Gloria Arroyo (tags)

AKBAYAN (Citizens' Action Party) solons today formally endorsed the second impeachment complaint against President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA) as more citizens and groups filed their complaints against the president.

Philippines: Freedom from Gloria, Freedom from tyranny (tags)

One hundred and eight years ago, the Filipinos, declared independence from the oppressive control of the Spaniards, today AKBAYAN declares freedom from a homegrown tyrannical regime. "Taking into account the fact that the people of this country are already tired of bearing the exploitative rule of the elites led by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA), we say we have had enough of GMA," said AKBAYAN President Ronald Llamas today as the group joins protest actions in celebration of Independence Day.

Ang Kahalagahan ng World Refugees Day Sa Pilipinas (tags)

Kasama ang Pesante sa paggunita ng World Refugees Day , June 20. Nangangamba ito sa pagdami ng internal refugees sa Pilipinas sa pagpapatindi ni GMA ng pasismo laban sa masang Pilipino

Philippines: Anti-Arroyo Groups Brace for Bigger Fights Ahead (tags)

In a gathering of around 100 leaders from labor, peasant, urban poor, women and youth groups, the umbrella coalition Laban ng Masa is bracing for bigger fights in its bid to oust the Arroyo regime and initiate reforms under a transitional revolutionary government.

Philippines: Lifting of PP 1017 - The beginning of Arroyo’s downfall (tags)

March 3, 2006 The lifting of Presidential Proclamation 1017 is a victory for the Filipino people! It was not the will of GMA, but the will of a determined people, who had continuously fought and challenged the proclamation and held protest actions to oust her from office, that made such lifting possible.

VIDEO REPORT "No to State of Emergency" LA Philippine Consulate (tags)

KmB USA Pro-People News Presents...videos clip of the actions taken in Los Angeles 2/24/06 in front of the Philippine Consulate.

To bury the truth, GMA killed Philippine democracy (tags)

25 February 2006 AKBAYAN Party today denounced anew GMA's declaration of a State of National Emergency, saying that the draconian measures that the government imposed yesterday completely exposed the despotic inclinations of the ruling regime. "Yesterday's events were the last of the jigsaw pieces that revealed in full GMA's intention to rule the country through a dictatorship. What she has done is an insult not only to the millions of Filipinos who risked their lives to peacefully dismantle the Marcos dictatorship, but also to a world that was moved and inspired by the strength of our love for democracy and freedom. The dark days of Martial Law have been resurrected and they will haunt us as long as President GMA is in power and as long as systemic changes and democratic reforms are not in place," AKBAYAN Rep. Mayong Aguja said. "Just so she could evade the truth behind the 'Hello Garci' controversy, the President is willing to destroy the already shaky democratic structures of the country."

STATE of EMERGENCY has been imposed in the PHILIPPINES! (tags)

Several dozen demonstrators were arrested, mostly social movement activists and civil society leaders including Ronald Llamas, president of AKBAYAN and Professor Randy David, a well-known academic and vocal critique of the Arroyo government.

END STATE OF EMERGENCY (tags)

Kabataang maka-Bayan USA Pro-People Youth condemns the outright fascist Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (GMA) in its attempt to circumvent the democratic rights of the Filipino people by declaring a State of Emergency.

Philippines: Protests will take off from where impeachment failed (tags)

September 07, 2005 : AKBAYAN (Citizens' Action Party) today joined the ranks of other progressive anti-Arroyo forces and luminaries of the Catholic church in a show of force to continue demanding for the ouster of Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA) a day after the House of Representatives voted down the impeachment complaint.

AKBAYAN: Filipino people ready to oust GMA (tags)

13 July 2005 : AKBAYAN today warned the President that the Filipino people is capable of using extra-constitutional mechanisms to remove her if she continues to refuse to listen to the demands of various sectors that are pushing for her resignation. The group said that extra-constitutional means remain to be a legitimate and valid option, especially if the available constitutional remedies will just be tainted by the same traditional politicians who are interested in securing their political future.

Philippines 2003: how 300 troops mutiny unmasked "war on terror" (tags)

[As you may notice, I’ve cut this part of the article because the question of peace talks between the left party RPMP-RPA-ABB and the Government has obviously nothing to do with the gangsters of GUAC. It's better to avoid any confusion. – Felix Zorba, October 7, 2003]

Philippines: 300 troops mutiny unmasks "war on terror" (tags)

A group of 296 soldiers - 70 junior officers and 226 enlisted men of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)- staged on July 27 a siege of the Oakwood Premier luxury hotel at the Ayala Center in Makati.

Change the Game PSA Filming in LA SATURDAY APR 19th (tags)

Change the Game invites LA organizers to PSA filming SATURDAY APRIL 19th... Change the Game is the vehicle through which today’s youth will foster change in response to the social injustices that plague our global community. Utilizing a network of inter-activists, this organization will execute cutting edge actions and create a guerilla media campaign that will generate awareness by targeting all media outlets. Change the Game’s mission is to affect public opinion and to redefine activism as cool, current, and essential to the lives of today's youth.

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