Fake Independence

Fake Independence

The Philippines is still under colonial status despite Filipinos celebrating its Independence Day, in which the Aetas are displaced from their ancestral lands due to widespread imperialists' plunder. In the image: Protesters during the 120th anniversary Philippines' Independence Day | Photo courtesy of CNN Philippines  On June 12, the Philippines celebrated its 120th anniversary of independence after being colonized by the Spaniards for 333 years. Up to this day, the Philippines is still under this fake independence due to the semi-colonial status and indirect control of the Philippine society being tied to agreements and organizations controlled by the U.S. imperialists such as the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and World Trade Organization, Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) and Enhance Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA). Moreover, the Duterte regime will borrow trillions of pesos to fund their "Build Build Build" project. Corr Analytics founder, Anders Corr, has warned that the Philippines could fall into "debt bondage" if this project will be fueled by high-interest rate loans...
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