Women’s Liberation in the Era of Neoliberalism

February 21, 2014

 It has been more than a hundred years since working class women in the industrialized West held International Women’s Day rallies to call attention to their oppressed conditions and to demand for their democratic rights. Yet, conditions which motivated women to march on the streets then remain as real for millions of women all over the world […]


Rage Against Corruption

September 18, 2013

The recent newspaper exposes of anomalous practices in the ‘pork barrel’ system of Philippine Congress has sparked public outrage over this latest in a series of corruption cases involving high government officials. Since its implementation in the 1990’s, the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) – more popularly known as ‘pork barrel’ — has served as […]


EDITORIAL: Same Music, Different Tune?*

June 21, 2013

The Aquino government scored a victory in the May 2013 elections – though questions of the elections’ credibility linger – with the administration coalition garnering nine (9) out of twelve (12) Senatorial slots, bringing the majority’s control to 18 out of 24, or three-fourths, of the Senate seats. This has undoubtedly heartened the Presidency, and […]