“And know too that, should you need it, my shoulder is broad enough for both our tears.”
We’re ready for those changes.
Because you are mistaken. I did not meet you only to forget you in the end. I will not embrace you only to leave you in the end.
A quick look at some facts regarding Indigenous Political Prisoners in the Philippines.
Some things I discovered while reading up on the West Papuan situation. I could not but shout “Merdeka!” afterwards.
Trump is a racist and a bigot, and his statements and actions against Native Americans in the US show it.
Note: This entry is about an abusive partnership and why this break up will only be for the better.
Ours, too, is a country with a police force that would rather defend the insignia of a foreign country than uphold its vow to serve and protect the Filipino people.
Simply put, the right to self determination is the right of nations or peoples to freely determine their own political status with no foreign interference. Nations and peoples, by virtue of this right, are free to choose how they will be governed and who will govern them. They, and they alone, will determine how to allocate the resources within their defined territories. In exercising the right to self determination, intervention by foreign political powers is not necessary. What is far more important is for the nation or people exercising this right to be firm in wanting to exercise this right.
As I recall, the Catholic Holy Week is a time of remembrance, contemplation and joy at the re-birth of a messiah who will save the world from inequality, injustice and destruction. I used to imagine fire, hail and brimstone raining down on all sinners who did not ask for forgiveness.