We are on strike! 2-day nationwide transport strike vs Duterte’s jeepney phase-out kicked-off today

October 16, 2017

By Kilusang Mayo Uno Today we go on strike! We, Public Utility Jeepney drivers, operators and commuters, demand that the Duterte government junk its corporate monopoly-driven jeepney phase-out program and instead adopt a modernization program geared towards a nationalized mass transport system that is beneficial to drivers, operators and the riding public. Duterte’s phase-out scheme […]

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Duterte’s first year: a test of wills

June 30, 2017

Pres. Rodrigo Duterte is marking his first year in office in Marawi City, the Islamic Center in Mindanao now ravaged by continuing military ground offensives and aerial bombardment. The past year has been a test of wills, between a people fighting for survival and a government desperately asserting power by military rule. The country is […]

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We support the PDK workers in Indonesia!

June 13, 2017

To the struggle of PT. Panarub Dwikarya (PDK) workers (SBGTS-GSBI) Through Harry Sandy Ame and Rudi Hartono B. Daman (Secretariat and Chairperson respectively of the International League of People Struggle – Indonesia) The ILPS-Philippines together with its affiliate, the KMU (Kilusang Mayo Uno, May First Movement, fully supports the heroic struggle of PT. Panarub Dwikarya […]

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No to Martial Law! Esperon, Lorenzana and Año must go!

May 24, 2017

MANILA – The local affiliate of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) criticized Pres. Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao and called for the resignation of Philippine national security adviser Gen. Hermogenes Esperon Jr., defense secretary Maj. Gen. Delfin Negrillo Lorenzana, and local government secretary Brig. Gen. Eduardo Año for gross failure of […]

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Global group backs Ka Paeng confirmation

May 2, 2017

Pres. Rodrigo Roa Duterte may do well ask his supporters in Congress to confirm unconditionally and without any further delay his appointment of Rafael “Ka Paeng” Mariano as Secretary of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR). This is especially urgent as the Duterte government has already stood in principle for the free land distribution to […]

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