[Statement] Power to the people’s collective struggle against autocratic rule -iDEFEND

President Duterte steadily marches towards authoritarian rule, with the Courts, the Executive branch and the Philippine Congress delivering one after the other, legislative, judicial and executive measures versus popular dissent and criticism. On February 10th Solicitor General Jose Calida filed a Quo Warranto petition before the Supreme Court seeking to forfeit the franchise of media…

[People] The Profile of a Dictator -by Fr. Shay Cullen

The Profile of a Dictator by Fr. Shay Cullen 15 March 2018 History is full of tyrants and dictators. Stalin, Hitler, Mussolini, Mao Ze Dong are among the worst in past history but today dictatorship is increasingly on the rise. True democracy is in retreat as elected officials turn to dictatorship as a way to…