Activists of the women’s group Gabriela gagged their mouths to symbolize the Aquino administration’s policies that sell out women’s rights with the proposed Access Agreement to allow the return of US bases in the country.(davaotoday.com photo by Ace Morandante)
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by DON PAGUSARA
It is regrettable that the US commits this show of disregard to our sovereign rights — a treatment that ill-deserves the little brown brother’s loyal deference to the Big Brother. To be sure, it is another act of insensitivity — or is it a willful disrespect? — that smears the colors of the emblem of equality among nations and races around the globe. At worst, it smacks of superpower arrogance.