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[27 Sep 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Statement on the Fourth of July: Phil-US Friendship Day

In the Philippines as elsewhere in the world,
symbols of US imperialism should be exposed and resisted!

The fourth of July is most popularly known in the world as the commemoration of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence of the United States of America (USA) from the Kingdom of Great Britain in 1776, during the time of the American Revolution. Ironically in the Philippines, the fourth of July is a symbol of US imperialism, but cleverly disguised as the “Philippine-American Friendship Day”.
This so-called “Friendship Day” was designated by the late Philippine …