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The Climate Crisis and Climate of Impunity

The Climate Crisis and Climate of Impunity

Jomay Amora-Dueck

While the Duterte administration is ‘delighted’ that nearly half of Filipinos, some 27.3 million, are unemployed, the majority of the population continue to suffer from an extraordinary reality of the COVID-19 pandemic. The lack

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Who Will Defend The Defenders?

Who Will Defend The Defenders?

Jomay Amora-Dueck

Zara Alvarez died on the spot after being shot six times on August 17 as she was heading home after buying food for dinner. Alvarez, a mother of one, was the former education director

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George Floyd, Filipinos and Racism: We Were So Wrong to Make Fun of Dark, Black People – And We’re Sorry

George Floyd, Filipinos and Racism: We Were So Wrong to Make Fun of Dark, Black People – And We’re Sorry

Jomay Amora-Dueck

I am Filipino, born and raised. But unlike most people back home, I have a fair skin. Maputi ako, so growing up I was used to being called tisay, mestiza, or anak ni Tisoy.

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