Tag Archives: Philippines

The Feministing Five: Jack Stephens

TweetJack Stephens is quite literally a jack of all trades. He organizes with the anti-imperialist, national democratic organization Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (New Patriotic Alliance, or, BAYAN) and has been organizing with them for the past six years. He serves on the executive committee for San Francisco Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (SFCHRP) and [...]
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The Feministing Five: Marienne Cuison

TweetMarienne Cuison, known to friends as YenYen, is the Chair of Anakbayan Silicon Valley. Anakbayan (translated as “children of the nation”)  is a comprehensive national democratic youth organization based in the Philippines that has chapters all over the world. It fights for social and economic justice for Filipino youth in the Philippines and abroad and [...]
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President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III—genuine change or more of the same?

Tweet This past Monday, newly elected President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III of the Philippines delivered his state of the nation address (SONA). Filipino-American activists, however, weren’t about to sit there idly and listen to false promises. Simultaneous protests took place in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, New York and New Jersey. While a lot of [...]
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