President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s appointed Department of Agrarian Reform secretary Rafael “Ka Paeng” Mariano sings Asin’s “Gising na Kaibigan” at the 15th anniversary celebration of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS)-Philippines Chapter.
Unknown to people outside of the progressive movement, Mariano loves to sing progressive songs and play the guitar.
With footages from the January 21, 1987 video of Dumbar Morales for WTN News and the May 31, 2016 interview by Davao Today.
Ka Paeng is Chairperson of the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP), the Asian Peasant Coalition, and heads ILPS Commission 6 of the ILPS.
(Contributed video by ILPS Philippines)