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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Earlier this week, a group of economists and intellectuals issued a statement that opposed proposals to give free tuition to State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), in their very own words, with vehemence. In rejecting free education, these “bright minds” from the Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) presented themselves as having only the interest of the […]

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Anakbayan strongly condemns President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent approval of the mandatory Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) for grades 11 and 12 under the Department of Education’s contentious K-12 program.

Today state security forces are presiding over massive human rights violations and sowing state terror against the people in their conduct of the all-out war against […]

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The youth group Anakbayan condemns in the strongest possible terms the hand of US imperialism and its running dogs in the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Duterte regime for conspiring to sabotage the peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP).

The Duterte regime did not only fail to […]

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Anakbayan is one with the family and friends of the victims a factory fire in the Cavite Export Processing Zone (CEPZ) last evening in mourning their loved ones. Over 100 are feared dead, at least 40 workers are confirmed to be hurt, while hundreds of workers are missing or remain trapped inside the facility of […]

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Anakbayan strongly condemns the University of Santo Tomas (UST) administration for blaming the victim of sexual harassment who made a viral Facebook post about the incident.

Last year a Fine Arts student was reportedly felt up by a fifth-year from the Faculty of Engineering during her ride home inside a public utility vehicle.

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As Donald Trump is sworn to office as the latest chief representative of US imperialism, Anakbayan joins other sectors in a protest action in front of the US Embassy in Manila against intensified US imperialist intervention in the country.

The worsening crisis of global capitalism and the rise of the ultra-rightist and hate-mongering Donald […]

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