Sharing with you my short talk during the Mindanao Development Forum yesterday. I added the last portion on the state of Mindanao CSOs which I… Read More »Peace Stalk: A Reaction Paper Delivered to the Breakout Group on Peace, Governance and Institutions
The (COVID) pandemic has significantly and perhaps irreversibly changed the course of our journey. It may have derailed us from some of our goals.
The virus continues to threaten us with death. The resulting economic crisis threatens us with hunger. The political duplicity and deceit threaten our freedom. All of these threaten the very future of our children and their children.
I was rudely awakened from my afternoon nap by an alarmingly bad coughing fit so I decided to isolate myself at the guesthouse. I asked everyone in the house to wear facemasks and observe distancing.
Through all these, we are fortunate to have earned your support. We are particularly grateful for your help in spreading the good news of the transformative victories of peoples and communities working and helping each other, and of our efforts at exposing, opposing and transforming injustices and structural violence in our society.