[Marxism] Philippines: 'Asia needs ALBA-style integration'

Stuart Munckton stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Sun May 25 01:47:18 MDT 2014

*Sonny Melencio* is chairperson of the Filipino Party of the Labouring
Masses (PLM) and a council member of Solidarity of Filipino Workers (BMP).

Melencio is also involved in a new coalition against the established
“political dynasties” in the Philippines, called Alliance for Truth,
Integrity and Nationalism (ATIN).

Melencio will be one of several international guest speakers at the
Socialist Alliance 10th national conference in Sydney, June 7 to 9 where he
will be part of the one-day public seminar, People's Power In the “Asian
Century”. You can find out more about the conference, and how to register
here <http://www.socialist-alliance.org/10th_National_Conference>.

*Green Left Weekly* interviewed Melencio about the PLM's campaigns and

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