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[Blog] Turkey’s attack on Secularism By Jose Mario De Vega

Turkey’s attack on Secularism I refer to “Turkey imposes ban on piercings, tattoos in all schools” by RT Question More, September 28, 2014. According to the said report: “Turkey’s government has banned all school pupils nationwide from having tattoos or body piercings in a new dress code deemed oppressive and unenforceable, according to the law’s…

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[Event] Benedict Anderson to Lecture at the UP Asian Center

Benedict Anderson to Lecture at the UP Asian Center In celebration of its 59th anniversary, the Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman will host a lecture by Benedict Anderson on Monday, 10 November 2014, 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the GT-Toyota Asian Cultural Center Auditorium, University of the Philippines Diliman. Anderson will discuss…

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[Event] Commemoration of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

What: Commemoration of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty Event, Time and Venue: Kwentong P53: Kwentang Kapos? Poverty Video Launch and Forum: 1:00-3:00 PM, Bacolod Chicken Inasal, Quezon Memorial Circle, Quezon City (take the entrance opposite the City Hall) Anti-Poverty Jam: 5:00-10:00 PM, Perlie’s Garden and Restaurant, Elliptical Road, Quezon City (between NKTI…

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[Statement] Labanan ang Gutom at kahirapan! Ipaglaban at Isulong ang Produksyon ng Pagkain ng Bayan! (Pahayag sa World Food Day) October 16, 2014 -Kilusan

Labanan ang Gutom at kahirapan! Ipaglaban at Isulong ang Produksyon ng Pagkain ng Bayan! (Pahayag sa World Food Day) October 16, 2014 Hungkag ang World Food Day sa Oktubre 16. Dumaranas ng matinding gutom ang mahigit 800 milyong tao o 12% ng populasyon ng mundo anumang araw. Nasa kanayunan, kung saan ang produksyon ng pagkain,…