Editorial:

The 2013 elections were of no use to the people

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The Filipino people did not benefit at all from the recently concluded elections of 2013. These polls clearly were no different from elections in the past half century or so under reactionary neocolonial rule. As in the past, the elections were dominated by big political parties funded by the big comprador bourgeoisie and landlords, representing their interests and those of foreign big business.

More than 75% of the newly elected representatives of the reactionary congress belong to…

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