You Can’t Eat “Gratitude”: Why Canada Needs Filipinos Who Speak Up For Workers’ Rights

Originally published by Sulong UBC, an affiliate of ANAKBAYAN-Canada. Reference: Lara Maestro, Sulong UBC (sulong.ubc@gmail.com)  Banner photo of Unite Here! Local 40 strike c/o Castanet. “We’re in this together.”This is the slogan the world has rallied behind to encourage us all to be kind, be supportive, and be there for each other as we adjustContinue reading “You Can’t Eat “Gratitude”: Why Canada Needs Filipinos Who Speak Up For Workers’ Rights”

Filipino Youth in Canada Defend Press Freedom: Unity Statement

We, the Filipino youth in Canada, condemn Duterte’s fascist attack on the press after issuing orders to shut down ABS-CBN on May 5, 2020. This attack comes two days after World Press Freedom Day – a gruesome reality for journalists and media outlets critical of the Duterte administration as press freedom continues to be repressed.