Anti-Terror Law’s slippier slope

“Fortunately, the Supreme Court did declare unconstitutional a provision in a Section of the ATA for being overbroad and violative of freedom of expression, in essence agreeing with the proposition that activism is not terrorism” In my last column, I summarized Judge Maldoza-Malagar’s decision on the proscription case against the Communist Party of the Philippines …

Fighting Badoy’s contempt of the judiciary

“Red-tagging equates to a very dangerous threat. And so, it is only right to take it seriously and respond accordingly” Lorraine Badoy, former spokesperson for NTF-ELCAC, will face the court after red-tagging Judge Marlo Magdoza-Malagar. Badoy is notorious, together with NTF-ELCAC, for continuously and loudly red-tagging progressives, marginalized groups, as well as ordinary citizens. In …

Is the NTF- ELCAC the Enemy of the People?

‘[You] cannot attack persons for being kind and generous. That is a no-win situation for anyone.’ The community pantry movement in the Philippines is now international news. As of writing, one has even been established in Timor-Leste, in addition to the hundreds set up on all of our islands, from Aparri to Jolo, all in a week …