Youth group Anakbayan expresses concern over the “creeping militarization” of the supposedly “civilian” Duterte cabinet with the appointment of AFP chief of staff Eduardo Ano as DILG secretary and Roy Cimatu as DENR secretary.

We urge Duterte to rethink the appointment of officials from the military establishment, which we condemn as one of the […]

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As we mark the International Labor Day today, May 1, Anakbayan joins the Filipino toiling masses in highlighting the need to advance the national democratic struggle with a socialist perspective to end the exploitation and oppression of the Filipino working classes and people.

We draw inspiration Great October Revolution, whose centenary we celebrate this year, […]

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The national democratic youth group Anakbayan is calling on the Filipino youth to be one with the Filipino peasants, farm workers, and national minorities in pushing for the dismantling of the hacienda system and the implementation of a program of genuine agrarian reform.

In recent months, we are witness to the explosion of peasant anger […]

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Tagum City, Davao del Norte – The national democratic youth group Anakbayan today calls on the Filipino people to support Mindanao land reform beneficiaries who, armed with a Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) order, are set to take over the Lorenzo Lapanday agricultural plantation today.

We strongly condemns Lapanday for its brazen defiance of the […]

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Anakbayan congratulates the Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) for its militant occupation campaign that compelled President Duterte to announce the giving of 6,000 idle public housing units to the urban poor group.

From threatening the use of force to evict the occupants, Duterte was forced by Kadamay’s unwavering collective action to […]

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The national democratic youth group Anakbayan salutes the masses of Filipino urban poor who, under the Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay), occupied over 6,000 abandoned vacant housing units in 6 relocation sites in Bulacan since March 8, 2017, International Working Women’s Day.

The Duterte government’s backing off from the forced eviction of the occupied households […]

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Anakbayan, the national democratic mass organization of the Filipino youth, strongly condemns the reduction of the General Education (GE) program in University of the Philippines (UP) as a manifestation of intensifying neoliberal attacks on education. Last March 20, 2017, UP Diliman followed the rest of the UP system in adopting “reforms” in the university’s GE […]

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Anakbayan expresses solidarity to the urban poor mothers and their families under the flag of Kadamay who launched the #OccupyBulacan occupation of idle public housing units in Bulacan province in time for International Working Women’s Day.

We salute the militancy and collective action of the urban poor men and women for successfully occupying a total […]

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The Filipino youth joins the entire nation in commemorating the 31st anniversary of the 1986 EDSA people’s uprising with a sense of urgency and determination to bring the struggle for national democracy to a higher level. Not only has the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos been given a hero’s burial, we now see the ruling system […]

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The impending arrest of Senator Leila De Lima is a sign of the intensifying rivalry among the various factions of the ruling classes and the worsening decay of the political system under the Duterte regime.

This comes at a time of mounting criticism by the people against the Duterte regime for its failure to fulfill […]

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Ang napipintong pag-aresto kay Senator Leila De Lima ay tanda ng tumitinding ribalan ng mga paksyon ng naghaharing uri at lalo pang nabubulok na sistemang pampulitika sa ilalim ng rehimeng Duterte.

Ito ay sa harap ng lumalawak na pagbatikos ng bayan sa rehimeng Duterte sa kabiguang ipatupad ang mga pangakong pagbabago sa mamamayan, kawalan ng […]

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The youth group Anakbayan welcomes moves by students at the Ateneo de Manila University to hound General Eduardo Año lecture with protests for his role in the brutal all-out war now being waged by the Duterte regime against the Filipino people.

General Año, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff, is not only […]

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