November 18, 2008

And so it begins...

Obama GMA President-elect Obama returned the congratulatory call of Philippine President Gloria-Macapagal Arroyo yesterday, assuring her of "good relations and cooperation" between the Philippines and United States. And so begins the REALITY CHECK and confirmation of the fact that the United States' imperialist foreign policies in the Philippines will sadly NOT CHANGE, no matter who holds the position of president. GMA Bush Here's a further reality check written by Carol P. Araullo, the chairperson of Bayan (the nationwide alliance of progressive people's organizations in the Philippines), entitled "Beyond Euphoria". Now more than ever, we need to keep the President-elect on check and call him out on his contradictory policies. It seems we can voice our concerns and let Obama know what the people really need at Holla at em! -ET

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