Voices from the South Call to Resist Imperialist Plunder at People’s Climate March

September 21, 2014

By ILPS-USA NEW YORK – The International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS), an alliance of peoples organizations present in 40 countries over 6 continents, will march at the People’s Climate March (PCM) calling for greater peoples resistance against imperialist plunder and war. The ILPS will march with the larger Peace and Justice Contingent convening on […]

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Filipino climate activists bring call for justice to Yolanda victims in New York global people’s action

September 20, 2014

Counterpart ‘People’s Climate March’ in PH to bring demands before Malacanang Palace Bringing the demands of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) victims to New York City at the People’s Climate March (PCM), a leader of the Yolanda victims and supporters’ alliance People Surge sought to bring to the world’s attention the continuing social, environmental and climate injustices […]

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Flooded streets cry out for justice as Aquino swings in Europe

September 19, 2014

MANILA. As Philippine President BS Aquino swings across a four-nation tour of Europe, militants are up in protest over environmental degradation and human rights. Local and international flights are cancelled, government offices and schools in Metro Manila in all levels are suspended as Tropical Storm Mario (international code name Fong-wong) rips through central and northern […]

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Aquino US visit: “what peace and progress?”

September 18, 2014

MANILA. The Philippine chapter of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS-Phils) hits Pres. Aquino’s U.S. visit next week as “nothing but a promotional tour to sell the country to foreign big business and boost his own sagging image.” Aquino is currently on a European tour before going to the US.   Pres. Aquino is […]

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Aquino Supreme Court shields US liability for Tubbataha reef damage – ILPS-Phils

September 17, 2014

MANILA.  A petition for a Writ of Kalikasan (Nature) against US military officials, President Aquino and several civilian and military officials for the grounding of a US Navy minesweeper on Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park was junked by the Supreme Court saying it lacked jurisdiction over the case. At the same time, it holds the US answerable […]

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Green groups hit US military basing in the Philippines

September 16, 2014

MANILA. Affiliates of the Philippine chapter of  International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS-Phils),  including the green group Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment (Kalikasan PNE), joined a multi-sectoral rally at the US embassy to commemorate the 1991 rejection of a US bases treaty in the country. An alliance of social and environmental activists was formed against the […]

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