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The F Word

Filipino women speak out about the Live-in Caregiver Program in Canada

November 9, 2011
| Ellie Gordon-Moershel speaks with Joy Sioson of the Philippine Women Centre of Ontario about the legacy of the Live-in Caregiver Program.
Length: 38:06
People's Health Radio

Social and structural determinants of health in the Philippines

September 1, 2011
| Martha and Aiyanas, recently returned from 6 weeks in the Philippines, reflect on how the people's movement is addressing both the social and structural determinants of health.
Length: 59:32
People's Health Radio

Health and human rights in the Philippines

June 30, 2011
| We revisit the story of the Morong 43, a group of 43 community health workers detained by the Philippine government from February to December of 2010.
Length: 59:06
People's Health Radio

Globalization and Health

May 18, 2011
| An exploration of the impacts of 'globalization' on people's health and community based responses, the case of the Philippines is highlighted.
Length: 1:00:24

The reasons behind my expulsion from Seoul G20

Paul Quintos is the international policy officer of the Filipino think-tank the IBON Foundation. He and at least seven other activists from the Philippines were detained and deported by immigration officials at Seoul Incheon Airport prior to the start of the Seoul G20 conference. This is the address he sent after his expulsion to delegates who were attending an IBON-sponsored conference on Charting Alternatives for the Global Economy

First of all, I would like to express my deep regret that I am unable to join you today in Korea.

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Migrant Matters

Philippine elections 2010: Voting amid violence and corruption

August 28, 2010
| An overview of the widespread politcal repression going on throughout the Philippines during the time leading up to the May 2010 general elections.
Length: 38:01
Migrant Matters

Observing elections in the Philippines

August 18, 2010
| International election observer, Stefan Christoff, speaks about Philippine state repression on election day.
Length: 32:51
Redeye

Observing the elections in the Philippines

June 16, 2010
| With more than 1,000 political activists killed over the past nine years, local communities in the Philippines requested the presence of international observers during the recent election.
Length: 12:52

The Philippine elections: People power rising in Payatas

Photo: Joseph Smooke.

Along the winding pathways in Payatas, a major urban-poor community on Manila's outskirts, election signs are plastered to the walls of makeshift homes, electricity wires rest in ruff hanging bundles, weaving down a steep hill, looking out towards the gleaming office towers of downtown Manila.

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