Tag Archives: fairness and justice

Forgotten history Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, Will history repeat itself?

The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 is an almost forgotten piece of US legislation but it forms the basis of the US ambivalence towards immigration. It excluded the Chinese but later on also excluded Filipinos and Asian immigrants altogether. With President Trump’s increasing anti-immigrant rhetoric, will history repeat itself? Continue reading

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Philippine American War: Connecting History To The Present

CPI and Bayanihan Foundation explores the Philippine American War, connecting history to the present on Oct 20, 2016 6 PM at DePaul University Chicago. NPR explains that the Philippine President’s mistrust of the US is rooted in the atrocities of the Philippine American War. Continue reading

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I Cried After Hearing President Obama’s Speech for Compassion, Justice for Immigrants

Dale Asis was moved by emotion after hearing US President Obama spoke about immigration with compassion Continue reading

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UXO and Toxic Waste Victims Learn To Cope, Heal with Body Talk Access

Victims of unexploded ordnance (UXO) and toxic wastes left behind at the former US bases in the Philippines seek short-term and immediate help from Body Talk Access, a system of energy-based techniques to make health maintenance and the management of daily health challenges accessible. Many of these victims are poor and do not have access to basic health care so Body Talk Access compliments well and help them cope and heal. Continue reading

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I Found A Glimmer of Hope For Toxic Waste Victims in the Philippines

Myrla Baldonado, Organizing Director of the Bayanhan Foundation, shares her reflection about the workshop on the victims of unexploded ordnance (UXO) and toxic wastes left behind at the former military installations in Clark and Subic, Philippines. Myrla finds a glimmer of hope as the campaign is revived to seek fairness and justice. Continue reading

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