BSU students seek support of Gov. Pacalso vs ROTC abuses

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — “Kakalampagin natin sila (BSU Admin)!” said Governor Cresencio Pacalso to the student leaders of Benguet State University (BSU). This was the immediate remark of the governor after reading the letter submitted by the students requesting his support to the students call for BSU Admin to investigate alleged abuses of the Reserved Officer Training Corps.

CPA condemns dispersal at US embassy

QUEZON CITY — The Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) condemns and demands accountability from the US Embassy and Philippine National Police (PNP) for the violent dispersal of the peaceful protest of around 1,000 national minorities, including Igorots, in front of the US Embassy on October 19.


Mga tagumpay, aral sa pakikibaka ng Cordi para sa sariling pagpapasya

Mahigit apat-na-pung taon na po ang pakikibaka ng mga mamamayan ng Cordillera. Mahigit 40 taon ng sama-sama at militanteng pagkilos ng mga katutubong mamamayan upang depensahan ang aming lupang ninuno at kamtin ang karapatan sa sariling pagpapasya sa anyo ng tunay na panrehiyong awtonomya.


Editorial: Equality, mutual respect & benefit

The century old imbedded colonial mentality in the Filipino may be the source of that deep fear of the imagined negative repercussions from that independent foreign policy being espoused by the President today; and it may also be the reason why many “do not get” his anti American or Anti European statements (anti-imperialist, actually), and his references to historical incidents – atrocities – in the colonial past of the Philippines under the American colonial rule.


Crossroads: No excuse

I am boiling mad, raging angry over the violent dispersal by the Manila Police of the indigenous peoples who rallied infront of the US Embassy. There is no excuse, NO EXCUSE whatsoever that would wash them off of this despicable deed.