Entries by Kodao Productions

Joma book launch in Tarlac

The most recent book of Prof. Jose Ma. Sison, “Crisis Generates Resistance,” is warmly received by the common folk of Central Luzon as it was launched in Tarlac City on January 29, 2016. It was also a tribute to the late Jose V. Yap, Sr. as a “father of peace talks”. Gracing the event are […]

Bayan calls for Aquino’s prosecution for Mamasapano bloodbath

Bagong Alyansang Makabayan and its allied organization called for the prosecution of President Benigno Aquino and former chief of police Alan Purisima for the many deaths in Mamasapano a year ago. Bayan chairperson Carol Araullo said that while many facts are being covered up regarding the incident, it could never be denied that Aquino and […]

STREETWISE: The Colombian peace process — a model for the Philippines? by Carol Pagaduan-Araullo

Streetwise Ask a Filipino nowadays what he or she knows about Colombia and chances are the reply will be about how the reigning Miss Universe, the Philippines’ Pia Alonzo Wurztbach, almost lost her crown to Miss Colombia, Ariadna Gutiérrez, after the emcee mistakenly announced the Colombian beauty to be the winner. However there is much […]

SSS pensioners: Increase important for our dignity

Senior citizens trooped to the House of Representatives a few days after President Benigno Aquino vetoed the bill for a two thousand peso increase in the monthly pension of member-retirees. They are asking Congress to override the veto by reenacting the measure through a two-thirds vote. The pensioners said that the increase would have help […]

ITANONG MO KAY PROF: “Aquino is more brutal than Marcos in the case of political prisoners”

In this latest episode of Kodao’s podcast, International League of Peoples’ Struggles chairperson Prof. Jose Maria Sison said President Benigno Aquino is a “different kind of animal” for denying Eduardo Serrano his freedom even as it was already clear that charges against the political prisoner were false. Sison also looks back at the Filipino people’s […]

Radyo Natin-Guimba serves as model for new community radio stations in the Philippines

Radyo Nation-Guimba (RNG) expressed support for Kodao Productions’ ongoing women-led disaster risk reduction community radio station project in Eastern Visayas with assurances of technical support and competencies. As one of the most successful and dynamic community radio stations in the country, RNG shared its expertise in establishing an alternative media outfit in the countryside during […]

Progressives denounce SC decision on EDCA

Progressive organizations denounced the Supreme Court decision declaring the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) constitutional in a rally in front of the United States Embassy last January 14. The protesters maintain that the US-Philippine EDCA violates Philippine sovereignty by giving basing rights to foreign military, more so that the Philippine Senate has disapproved of the […]

Ka Bel’s 83rd remembered; 2016 bets dared

Workers and government officials commemorated late labor movement icon and progressive legislator Crispin “Ka Bel” Beltran’s 83rd birth anniversary at Plaza Miranda in Manila on January 7, 2016. ILPS Philippines Chair Elmer Labog led the ceremonies supported by the City of Manila represented by Ms. Flordeliza Villaseñor. In his speech, Labog challenged 2016 national and […]