November 27, 2015     Philippines
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Friday, November 27th, 2015

Ang bisita

Ni KERIMA LORENA TARIMAN kanina lang, tumama sa haligi ng kubo ang punglo, na gusto nilang ilibing sa kanyang bungo. at ngayon, ang bisita ay naka-plasta sa kanilang bangko, ipinagtimpla ng kape, inalok ng sigarilyo, at hinayaang maligo sa mapagpakumbabang banyo, para maging presko ang pakiramdam habang inuusisa, ng kanilang mga bibig at mata, mata

Friday, November 27th, 2015

Tanim bala? Blame the media — again

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld He probably didn’t remember it — or if he did, and was asked about it, President Benigno S. C. Aquino III would very likely have dismissed the Nov. 23,...

Friday, November 27th, 2015

Elusive justice, political accommodation and economic power

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective “We are having difficulties fighting the moneyed Ampatuans.” This was a heart rending statement from Grace Morales – who lost her husband, Rossell, and her older sister, Marites Cablitas, in the Maguindanao...

Friday, November 27th, 2015

POC thanks supporters, but remains vigilant

They may have stopped the privatization of the Philippine Orthopedic Center, but the fight is not yet over.

Friday, November 27th, 2015

Bulatlat finalist in Save the Children awards

Bulatlat’s report titled “Children’s health at risk with low breastfeeding practice” was written by senior reporter Ronalyn V. Olea.

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

‘COP21 will predictably fail’

“In the pursuit of superprofits, the monopoly capitalists ruthlessly plunder forests, minerals, energy reserves, freshwater supplies, agricultural lands and marine areas.”

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

A world to win: people’s actions on climate change

The flourishing of the different forms of national democratic struggle in the concrete realities of Philippine society proves that the program for system change is the most effective foundation of addressing the climate crisis and the rest...

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Tanduay Rhum makers to camp out in front of Labor Dept

Labor department's decisions ordering the Lucio Tan company to regularize workers have yet to be enforced.

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

#LabananAngAbuso | ‘One woman or child is raped every 53 minutes’

“Impunity exists because social structures that should ensure the protection of women and children from violence do more harm by being indifferent and even anti-women.”

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Soldiers trespass farm of Burgos family

Mrs. Burgos, who has held the AFP accountable for the April 2007 abduction of her son Jonas, said the failure of the troops to explain their presence cannot but create suspicion and alarm.

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

From Pol Pot to ISIS: US Bombing Abroad Breeds Instability, Violence and War

By JOHN PILGER News Analysis, Truthout Following the ISIS attacks in Beirut and Paris, John Pilger updates this prescient essay, originally published October 11, 2014, on the root causes of terrorism and what we can do about...

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