We use the Filipino American Agenda to launch local and national campaigns advocating for concrete solutions to problems our kababayan are facing here. We advocate for our kababayan in the Philippines demanding passage of Philippine Human Rights Act.
Gunshot wounds and blood are unable to conceal the text on the red shirt worn by labor rights leader Dandy Miguel the night he was killed: 'Sahod, trabaho, karapatan, ipaglaban' (Fight for salary, jobs, and rights).
The more U.S. movements are infused with internationalism, the more we contribute to getting Washington’s bloody hands out of other countries. That bolsters the capacity of people in other lands to improve their lives and fight our common enemy.
Amid the worsening COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines, the US government is brokering a $2 billion arms sale to Rodrigo Duterte’s repressive regime. The sale would only pour further fuel on an already dire human rights catastrophe.
“The termination of the VFA should have happened a long time ago because it violates national sovereignty, and places foreign interests and the security of U.S. military soldiers above the interests of everyday Filipinos..."
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