Youth group Anakbayan today slammed Duterte’s most recent threat of launching a crackdown against legal progressive groups affiliated with leftwing alliance Bagong Alyansang Makabayan or Bayan, of which Anakbayan is a member.

“That Duterte is contemplating a crackdown against activists and progressive groups speaks much of his antipathy to any criticism and his thirst for […]

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As the Filipino people commemorates the 13th anniversary of the bloody Hacienda Luisita massacre which saw the killing of seven farmers and wounding of hundreds more by police and military upon the orders of the big landlord Cojuangco-Aquino clan, Anakbayan joins continuing calls for justice for its victims and the implementation of a genuine land […]

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President Rodrigo Duterte’s upholding of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) and the Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT) of 1951 in a bilateral meeting with US president Donald Trump only further reaffirms Duterte’s puppetry to US imperialism.

From actual policies upholding unequal agreements like EDCA and the MDT up to symbolic gestures like singing upon the […]

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On the third straight day of huge protests in Metro Manila against the visit of US President Donald Trump in line with the Asean Summit, progressive youth group Anakbayan slammed Philippine President Donald Trump’s subservience to Trump and US imperialism.

Duterte’s fully exposed subservience to US imperialism

“From symbolic gestures like serenading Trump up to […]

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Youth protesters led by Anakbayan and the League of Filipino Students tonight staged a lightning rally in front of the SM Mall of Asia where Asean Summit delegates gather for their gala night.

The youth group Anakbayan denounced the Asean Summit as a venue for imperialist collusion by major powers like the US, Japan, China, […]

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Anakbayan and other progressive youth groups today afternoon stormed the Philippine International Convention Center, the venue of the Asean summit, slipping past the heavy security cordon in a daring lightning rally to condemn what they called the “unholy alliance” between puppet president Rodrigo Duterte and his imperial overlord US President Donald Trump.

Calling both Duterte […]

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Stop treating education as business, youth group urges CHED

As the Commission on Higher Education reopens public consultations on the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 10931 or the “Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act,” youth and student groups led by Anakbayan trooped to the Philippine International Convention Center in […]

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Youth groups led by Anakbayan hold their first ever lighting rally near Malacañang under the Duterte administration to condemn the intensifying attacks of the Duterte administration against the Filipino people.

Dozens of activists surged near Gate 7 of Malacañang before lunch time today, carrying banners calling for justice for all victims […]

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Youth group Anakbayan lambasted President Rodrigo Duterte’s idea of launching a “revolutionary government” on Sunday, saying that the president’s pipedream type of government is nothing but a full-fledged dictatorship.

Duterte has earlier said that he will declare a “revolutionary government” once “destabilization efforts” against his administration becomes chaotic. “I will not hesitate […]

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Youth group Anakbayan dubbed the recent operation of the US military wherein a US Navy destroyer sailed close to disputed islands in the South China as “a vain attempt to project strength and power” to prepare for US President Donald Trump’s visit to Asia, particularly the Philippines, next month.

“The US military is apparently grandstanding […]

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A great man once said: History repeats itself first as tragedy, then as farce. With the recent formation of the Citizen National Guard (CNG), the aforementioned line again rings alarm.

Who can forget how national hero Jose Rizal portrayed the wanton violence, inhumanity, and decrepit corruption of the Spanish-era Guardia Civil in his books? Now, […]

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