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Liberating ourselves from Facebook: We are going to MeWe

When we published Nicanor’s Open Letter to President Rodrigo Duterte last April, our website received more than 100,000 page views from over 74,000 users over a few days. To get as many people are possible to pay attention to the letter, we used a variety of methods of distribution. Our stats showed that a large […]

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Philippine doctors weigh in on the educational situation of children and adolescents

The following is a copy of the statement of 11 medical professionals on the school closures due to the coronavirus and its impact on children and adolescents. It also offers 12 recommendations on how schools can be reopened safely, with little to no risk among children and adolescent learners. Editor’s Note: Experts from various countries have […]

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Is it really that deadly? Petitions Philippine Developments

Statement on the Education Situation of Children and Adolescents

4 June 2020 – Many countries around the world closed schools due to the current SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) pandemic. This was a logical response in the early days of the epidemic when there was a lack of data and many unknown variables concerning Covid-19. After the ensuing months of data collection and scientific evidence and analysis […]

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Big tech censorship fuels growth of alternative media

In this article for Reclaim The Net, Didi Rankovic reports on the growth of Gab users as Twitter implemented a “fact check” label on President Donald Trump’s tweets. Rancovic says that alternative social media such as Gab, is one way that individuals are responding to mainstream censorship. Editor’s Note: The following article is a testament that people […]

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Petitions

Overcome the fear: Sign petition to end lockdowns of children and the youth

We are thankful that a number of parents are already awakening to the need to end the lockdown, and to allow children back to school. One group in particular, has created a petition at Change.Org to End Lockdown of Children and Youth in the Philippines. Their points intersect with many of what we have been repeating over […]

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End the lockdown and let our children back to school

“Mama, ano nang gagawin ko sa buhay ko, pare-parehas na lang ginagawa ko araw-araw” (Mama, what do I do with my life, I’m doing the same things every day).  These were the words my almost-12-year-old uttered one day after she finished the weekly call with her classmates. When I asked her to expound on what […]

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Is a lockdown necessary? Collective Actions

Is there a coronavirus conspiracy?

In this article published on his own website, British author and general practitioner Vernon Coleman refers to the coronavirus pandemic as a “manufactured crisis” which will be used by opportunists to further their own agenda. It can become an excuse for the British government to withdraw its plan to leave the EU, as well as an […]

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Collective Actions Philippine Developments

Philippine president decides to extend lockdown to 15 May 2020: Response of Nicanor Perlas

Today, morning of 24 April 2020, Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte (PRRD) announced his decision to extend the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) from April 30 to 15 May 2020. ECQ is the official name of the total lockdown approach that the government adopted in the Philippines.  Earlier, on April 19, on the basis of new […]

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Collective Actions Philippine Developments

Philippine Daily Inquirer features Nicanor Perlas on Open Letter to Pres. Duterte

The following article was written by DJ Yap for the Philippine Daily Inquirer. It features an interview with Nicanor Perlas concerning his ideas on how to deal with COVID-19 in the Philippines, as expressed on the Open Letter For President Rodrigo R. Duterte and detailed on the supporting Briefing Paper. The feature comes at an […]